7 Apr 2017

Some animals have innate sense of morality

From Afternoons with Jesse Mulligan, 1:14 pm on 7 April 2017
Capuchin Monkeys sharing

Capuchin Monkeys sharing Photo: Wiki Commons

Studies have shown babies start judging people by how they relate to eachother at an early age, so a team at Kyoto University wanted to see if this could the same in animals such as monkeys and dogs.

The team, lead by Comparative psychologist James Anderson, conducted a series of tests and found the animals do have a strong sense of fairness, and innate morality.


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