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Nov 28

Study: Like Humans, Pigs Can be Optimists or Pessimists

A new study published in the journal The Royal Society has found that pigs have unique personality traits that allow them to be optimists or pessimists. These results suggest that “judgement in non-human animals is similar to humans, incorporating aspects of stable personality traits and more transient mood states.” In humans, “mood and personality interact …

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