Why We Mourn Animals
The Matt Townsend Show - Season 7, Episode 164 , Segment 2
Episode: Biases That Lead to Bad Money Decisions, Why We Mourn Animals
- Jul 10, 2018 1:00 pm
- 29:32 mins
Kurt Gray, Ph.D., is Assistant Professor of Social Psychology and Author of the book “The Mind Club” . He studies the mysteries of subjective experience and presents the phenomenon of mind perception. Nothing seems more real than the minds of other people. When you consider what your boss is thinking or whether your spouse is happy, you are admitting them into the "mind club." It's easy to assume other humans can think and feel, but what about a cow, a computer, a corporation? What kinds of mind do they have? And why do humans react so strongly to the deaths of animals? Dr. Kurt Gray explains.