Needed: A New Empiricism

@article{Bergmann2007NeededAN,
  title={Needed: A New Empiricism},
  author={Barbara R. Bergmann},
  journal={The Economists' Voice},
  year={2007},
  volume={4}
}
  • B. Bergmann
  • Published 2007
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  • The Economists' Voice
Economists’ Voice March, 2007 © The Berkeley Electronic Press T he New York Times has reported a discovery by biologists studying how bottlenose dolphins hunt fish in groups. They found that individual dolphins consistently took specialized roles: one particular dolphin always served as herder, and the others served as barriers to the fishes’ escape. The scientists discovered this by watching two groups of dolphins during 120 feeding sessions. Those two dolphin groups probably received more… 
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