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Frans de Waal:
Moral behavior in animals

TEDxPeachtree · 16:52 · Filmed Nov 2011
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Frans de Waal: Moral behavior in animals
16:52 · Filmed November 2011 at TEDxPeachtree · Subtitles available in 37 languages

Empathy, cooperation, fairness and reciprocity — 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. (Filmed at TEDxPeachtree.)

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