Do you consider a dolphin to be a “non-human person”? Well, The Indian Ministry of Environment and Forests does, so there’s that.
Have you ever seen a flock of birds shift instantaneously in the same direction at the same time? It’s not magic, it’s “collective behavior,” and it’s crazy interesting.
When your dog gives you that guilty face, is he genuinely remorseful, or just toying with your emotions? Radio Lab pokes around the animal mind for answers.
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All you’ll need is your “thinking cap.” That’s right, they’re real now.
A scientific alternative to the Michael Bay perspective.
We’re guessing it feels good, but it’s just a theory. Writer and product designer Richard Seymour has some more complicated - and insightful - thoughts on the matter.