Using Social Information Cascade To Spread Information
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Henry is a Postdoctoral Research Associate at Colorado State University.

                       

Using Social Information Cascade To Spread Information

One of the most spectacular scenes one can witness in a tropical rainforest is the swarming of army-ants as they scavenge for prey. As hundreds of thousands of army-ants scour the forest floor in search of food, arthropods and small vertebrates that are normally inconspicuous flee from the path of the encroaching ants. This mass exodus of biomass, in turn, attracts hundreds of species that associate with ant swarms because of the various types of benefits they accrue, ranging from...

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