#fairness video with #dogs

I couldn’t resist following up some of the information in the previous videos, so here’s one about testing whether dogs are capable of:

  1. recognizing that something is unfair and,
  2. reacting accordingly

Unfortunately, only the first two minutes of this video are in English, but the experiment looks pretty conclusive to me:

This next video is a TED talk presented by Frans de Waal [thanks Hariod!]. It goes for approximately 16 minutes but is really interesting in terms of the parallels between human and [certain] animal behaviour:

Meeks

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