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Frans de Waal:
Moral behavior in animals

TEDxPeachtree · 16:52 · Filmed Nov 2011

What happens when two monkeys are paid unequally? Fairness, reciprocity, empathy, cooperation — caring about the well-being of others seems like a very human trait. But Frans de Waal shares some surprising videos of behavioral tests, on primates and other mammals, that show how many of these moral traits all of us share.

Primatologist
Frans de Waal studies primate social behavior — how they fight and reconcile, share and cooperate. Full bio