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Rats Are Capable of Empathy

Rats Are Capable of Empathy

Whereas rats are not the most desired companions in the house, they are complex animals; willing to help a counterpart even if there is no obvious reward to get in return. An experiment conducted by Bartal et al., resulting in a report called “Empathy and Pro-Social Behavior in Rats”, has proven how rats can be empathically motivated.

Credit: Bartal et al./Science

Jaime Menchén

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  • gamerbabe0
    April 12, 2013, 15:20

    No wonder my friends pet rat hates when I’m sad!

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    December 5, 2018, 17:32

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  • Michael Robert
    April 1, 2019, 12:54

    very nice post

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    April 1, 2019, 13:06

    Rats are very frustrating animals for most of the people when they come to their houses and destroy things but it is very strange to read this that rats are capable of empathy and there are lots of animals that have different kind of abilities like humans.

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