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Modelling social norms of water conservation

Social norms are the dominant behavioural patterns in a group that affect how people follow rules and regulations. A new modelling study shows, for different localities around the world, how the combination of biophysical context and social norms affects cooperation in water conservation.

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Janssen, M.A. Modelling social norms of water conservation. Nat Hum Behav 1, 624–625 (2017). https://doi.org/10.1038/s41562-017-0196-0

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