PC Trojan Virus (IMAGE) Max-Planck-Gesellschaft Caption When the state is looking over your shoulder: we do not like being observed when making decisions -- especially not when such an observation is carried out covertly. However, both being observed and observing others provide us with important clues to the behavior of our fellow human beings, and thus play an important role in our social behavior. Credit Max Planck Society Usage Restrictions None License Licensed content Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.