Tuesday, May 26, 2009

Animals can tell right from wrong

Research suggests that it's not just humans who have a moral compass
Animals possess a sense of morality that allows them to tell the difference between right and wrong, according to a controversial new book.

Scientists studying animal behaviour believe they have growing evidence that species ranging from mice to primates are governed by moral codes of conduct in the same way as humans.

Until recently, humans were thought to be the only species to experience complex emotions and have a sense of morality.

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Via: Telegraph

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