vegan news anti-speciest news animal rights news
vegan news anti-speciest news animal rights news

Science + Tech

February 22, 2021 - Cherwell

Monkey business: new research into novel decision making

Monkey business: new research into novel decision making
Enslaved monkey in a cageFile Photo / © Photabulous

A newly published article in Nature has shed some light on how we make decisions, and also the closeness of the relationship between humankind and our nearest evolutionary relatives. A team of psychologists led by Oxford Professor Matthew Rushworth, including Dr. Alessandro Bongioanni and Dr Miriam Klein-Flügge, have shown that the area of the brain activated when monkeys make decisions using novel information matches that in humans.

Continue Reading at:

Cherwell

Science + Tech Featured Stories

More Science + Tech News

“In my work with the defendants (at the Nuremberg Trials 1945-1949) I was searching for the nature of evil and I now think I have come close to defining it. A lack of empathy. It’s the one characteristic that connects all the defendants, a genuine incapacity to feel with their fellow men.
Evil, I think, is the absence of empathy.
Captain G. M. Gilbert
American Military, Chief Psychologist, Nuremberg trials

Some photos and photo services
generously donated by Photabulous

Photabulous

Fabulous Photos

PARIS · TORONTO · AMSTERDAM


veganauthority