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Rapid partner switching may facilitate increased broadcast group size in dance compared with conversation groups

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Dancing is a universal human activity that involves exertive rhythmic movement to music. It is often conducted in a social environment and often involves synchronization. It has been found to cause dancers to bond socially. Like conversation, it has been suggested that dancing may be an inexpensive form of social bonding, in that both activities facilitate efficient group bonding by allowing multiple individuals to bond simultaneously. However, no previous study has systematically observed th...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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10.1111/eth.12643

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Medical Sciences Division
Department:
Experimental Psychology
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0000-0002-7783-6231
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Social Sciences Division
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SAME
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Medical Sciences Division
Department:
Experimental Psychology
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Institution:
University of Oxford
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MSD
Department:
Experimental Psychology
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Funding agency for:
Dunbar, R
Grant:
295663
Publisher:
Wiley Publisher's website
Journal:
Ethology Journal website
Volume:
123
Issue:
10
Pages:
736-747
Publication date:
2017-07-26
Acceptance date:
2017-06-09
DOI:
EISSN:
1439-0310
ISSN:
0179-1613
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713220
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2018-12-04

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