Do chimpanzees really care about equity?
One of the most popular Youtube videos in comparative psychology features capuchins exchanging tokens for food with a human experimenter. It is fascinating to see how outraged the capuchin becomes when realizing that the experimenter is giving her cucumber while she is giving out grapes (much more tasty food) to another capuchin! After watching this video,
Adam Smith (1723 – 1790) on intuitive and reflective processes
This post is part of a series on the 'history of social sciences'. Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Yesterday, I suggested that there was a history of social sciences
The evolutionary and cognitive basis of the cultural success of garbage trucks among western toddler
The other day, I was browsing Youtube, looking for toddler's cartoons to entertain my 18 months old boy. I was not very optimistic though: Like many toddlers, my son's attention span rarely
Picture of the week: The colors of the Web
In a recent post, Ophelia wondered about the basis of people's colours preference: Which colour do you prefer ? Have you always preferred it, or did your preference change ? Can you tell why you