Dogs! They’re more likable and human than some humans!
The study shows that dogs will do things that offer them no direct benefit. Chimpanzee studies, on the other hand, show that chimps will only do things that give them a direct benefit.
Hmmm. Reminds me of a certain group of people.
Dogs do not like people who are mean to their owners and will refuse food offered by people who have snubbed their master, Japanese researchers have said.
The findings reveal that canines have the capacity to cooperate socially – a characteristic found in a relatively small number of species, including humans and some other primates.
Researchers led by Kazuo Fujita, a professor of comparative cognition at Kyoto University, tested three groups of 18 dogs using role plays in which their owners needed to open a box.
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