Sunday, December 14, 2008

Dogs know

Friederike Range of the University of Vienna confirms what dog owners have always known: dogs don't appreciate being treated unfairly. The popular press calls it envy; Dr. Range prefers the term inequity aversion. Either way, dogs know. And in case we've forgotten, so do people.


Anonymous Anonymous said...

If animals and humans share a cognitive ability to feel "emotions" then, as one thoughtful creature to another, we must rethink how we as humans treat the "other".

3/11/2009 8:22 PM  

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