As a follow up to a number of my blogs other essays and books, this interview (Are humans the only moral being?) should be of interest. Increasing amounts of data show that we are not alone in the moral arena. Other recent books also discuss moral behavior and empathy on a broad scale

Recent Posts in Animal Emotions

Empathic and Fun-Loving Rats also Dream of a Better Future

New research shows rats may dream of their future just as humans do

Guinea Pigs Have a Positive Effect on Autistic Children

These cute and cuddly rodents make kids more interactive and less anxious

Violent Humans Are Animals, but Not Behaving Like Animals

It's about time media and others get the behavior of nonhuman animals right

Wolves and Baboons in Ethiopia Form Unlikely Friendships

Wolves show an increase in capturing rodents when within a gelada baboon herd

New Zealand Declares Animals to be Sentient, Bans Testing

In an unprecedented move, New Zealand makes animal testing illegal

Dogtology: A New Book About Our Obsession With Dogs

Jeff Lazarus's book explores what the author calls our dog-centric "religion"