A person’s “mindreading ability” can predict how well they are able to cooperate, even with people they have never met before.
Soft and supportive regulation is more effective in creating trust and ensuring cooperative behaviour.
This is the first study to show that just the smell of a cooperating individual rat is enough to trigger an altruistic and helpful response in another.
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One of the rewards of cooperation is that people can pool together their skills and creativity towards a common aim.