How monkeys mirror human irrationality
By LAURIE SANTOS - TED
Added: Mon, 02 Aug 2010 15:31:56 UTC
Why do we make irrational decisions so predictably? Laurie Santos looks for the roots of human irrationality by watching the way our primate relatives make decisions. A clever series of experiments in "monkeynomics" shows that some of the silly choices we make, monkeys make too.
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