You Silly Monkey!

Laurie Santos, a Yale Psychologist, studies primate cognition.  In here recent TED talk, she lucidly explains how monkeys show the same economic riskiness as we do, treating economic losses differently than gains.  I wonder if there’s a Capuchin monkey recession going on that we don’t know about…

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Sam McDougle

SAM MCDOUGLE is a Ph.D. candidate in Psychology and Neuroscience at Princeton University. His writing has appeared in Vice and The Atlantic.

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