In the news (front page)

New Scientist feature by Michael Brooks: Mind Meld: The Genius of Swarm Thinking

WIRED Feature by Ed Yong: The Power of Swarms

CBS News SmartPlanet Q&A with Iain Couzin

The Atlantic “The Science of Staring”

Our new paper on gaze copying in human crowds is available open access from PNAS: link.

Ed Yong, Discover: What are you looking at?

Coverage of some of our locust work - In Mauritania, sunny with a chance of locusts

Our Science paper “Uninformed individuals promote democratic consensus in animal groups” is now available for free download form our publications page!

- Press coverage of this paper:

 - America votes with the fishes

 - Vote for apathy?

 - How ignorance could improve group decisions

 - Disinterested ‘key in democracy’

 - Why a democracy needs uninformed people

 - Uncommitted newbies can foil forceful few

 - Study of fish suggests the value of uninformed voters

 - Minnows reveal power of the ‘uninformed’

 - Less Knowledge, More Power: Uninformed Can Be Vital to Democracy, Study Finds

 - Ist Ignoranz wichtig für die Demokratie?

 - Democracy may depend on the ignorant

 - Can ignorance make a better democracy? In fish it can…

 - A democracy depends on uninformed individuals, maybe

- Iain talk at PopTech 2011:

- Iain featured on CNN

- Iain Couzin is a 2011 PopTech Science and Public Leadership Fellow

- Iain talks on RadioLab (also here):

- Iain Couzin and Colin Twomey in The Economist

- Iain cited in The New Yorker and Ars Technica