• Question: What is the actual name of the science you do? i'm genuinely interested in doing what you do when i'm older :)

    Asked by katiemetcalfe to Jono on 20 Jun 2013.
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      Jono Bone answered on 20 Jun 2013:

      Hi katiemetcalfe,

      That’s not actually as easy to answer as you’d think. People study human social behaviour in lots of different fields. Although I got into it from studying biology, it is also studied by psychologists, social scientists, behavioural economists and anthropologists all with a slightly different angle.

      I am interested in human social behaviour from a evolutionary point of view and like to compare human social behaviour with other social animals behaviour so I call myself a behavioural ecologist. Hope this helps.