Animals are more than we think: Empathy and social intelligence in animals

Our experience with animals has shown us that they are not mindless creatures, functioning solely based on their instincts, as Skinner’s behaviourism suggests. In fact, many animals exert characteristics generally thought to be uniquely human. This idea is important not only because it challenges our efforts to answer the ancient question of what actually makes … More Animals are more than we think: Empathy and social intelligence in animals

Autism

As I was thinking about the way I should structure this article, a question kept running through my head: ‘If we were to choose, should we choose to be cool “idiots”  or anti-social geniuses?’ At first, the common sense replied quite harshly: “You cannot really put things like this, as when it comes to human … More Autism