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Contributor Nature

Small Teams Think Deep

Small teams and large teams are different in nature. Small teams remember forgotten ideas, ask questions, and create new directions, whereas large teams chase hotspots and forget less popular ideas, answer questions, and stabilize established paradigms.
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Feb 20, 2019
Contributor Nature Human Behaviour

The universal decay of collective memory and attention

Our last article in Nature Human Behaviour shows that the temporal dimension of the attention received by cultural products, including scientific papers, patents, songs, movies, and biographies, decays following a universal bi-exponential function that uncovers the communicative and cultural nature of collective memory.
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Dec 10, 2018