Rats Show Empathy, Too

A new study shows that empathy may drive rats to help each other. The finding gives insight into the biological roots of our urge to assist others in need. The model the researchers developed will also provide an opportunity for further study.

Tags: compassion, empathy, mammals, and rats

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Publication Date: 2011, Dec 19th


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