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ARCHIATRIC, A Beautiful Animation Depicting Mental Conditions and Behaviors as Architecture

3 days agoHumor / odd : Laughing Squid

Italian illustrator Frederico Bambina has created ARCHIATRIC, an absolutely stunning animation that depicts individual psychiatric, psychological and behavioral conditions as different forms of interior architecture within the same house. Show More Summary

Moral Behavior in Animals

What happens when two monkeys are paid unequally? Fairness, reciprocity, empathy, cooperation — caring about the well-being of others seems like a very human trait. But Frans de Waal shares some surprising videos of behavioral tests, on primates and other mammals, that show how many of these moral traits all of us share. Show More Summary

Mitch McConnell And Learned Helplessness

'Learned helplessness' is a term used by psychologists to describe a behavior where a human or animal feels such overwhelming hopelessness and powerlessness that it ceases attempts to resist the situations that cause it pain or discomfort. Show More Summary

Sex, Beauty, and Climate Change: Flycatchers are Less Flashy

Climate change is reeking havoc on the behavior and reproduction of numerous animals. A long-term study of male flycatchers shows warmer temperatures make them less attractive.

Dog Owner Getting Owned

Pet Store | Denver, CO, USA Categories: Bad Behavior Pets & Animals Tags: Pet Store "I have never had to clean up after my dog; what is your policy on customers cleaning up after their dogs?" (Read more...) The post Dog Owner Getting Owned appeared first on Funny & Stupid Customer Stories - Not Always Right.

Dogs Love Chilling To Reggae Says Noteworthy Study

3 weeks agoNews : Huffington Post

Listening to music with your dog? Fido won’t have a bone to pick with reggae. A new study published in the journal Physiology and Behavior suggests that dogs in animal shelters prefer listening to reggae and soft rock more than other...Show More Summary

Viewing cute images promotes a careful behavior and narrows attentional focus

3 weeks agoHumor / odd : Boing Boing

People who looked at pictures of cute animals "improved performance on tasks that required carefulness." The results of the experiments are in a paper titled The Power of Kawaii, by Hiroshi Nittono, Michiko Fukushima, Akihiro Yano, and...Show More Summary

Animal Behavior: Emaciated Bears Beg For Grub At Disgusting Zoo [Video]

A zoo in Indonesia has come under fire for being renowned for disgusting conditions. Video showing bears begging for food in an enclosure has gone viral showing the locked up bears ribs poking out.

Research team develops new diagnostic tool to identify tinnitus in animals

A behavioral tool has been developed that may significantly aid in understanding the underlying mechanisms of tinnitus, ultimately leading to new drugs and treatment methods, report scientists.

Wayne State University Research Team Develops New Diagnostic Tool to Identify Tinnitus in Animals

A team of researchers from Wayne State University has developed a behavioral tool that may significantly aid in understanding the underlying mechanisms of tinnitus, ultimately leading to new drugs and treatment methods.

Wayne State University research team develops new diagnostic tool to identify tinnitus in animals

(Wayne State University - Office of the Vice President for Research) A team of researchers from Wayne State University has developed a behavioral tool that may significantly aid in understanding the underlying mechanisms of tinnitus, ultimately leading to new drugs and treatment methods.

Sea lion becomes mesmerized by some guy's hand and everybody gets a show

Sea lions fanatics everywhere want to know: What makes them tick? Are there secret movement-animal-body part combinations that unlock weird animal behaviors? Well, in this brief 43 second video, a sea lion frantically follows the movements of some dude's hand. Show More Summary

Animal Behavior: This Dinosaur-Lookin’ Gator Named “Humpback” Is Scary Than A Muhfugga! [Video]

Huge Alligator Named “Humpback” Seen Walking Around Florida Park Only in Florida could a creature like this exist and the locals give it a cutesy nickname… Let Fox13 tell it, some visitors at Circle B Bar Reserve in Polk County

Science reveals reason mothers tend to cradle their babies on left-hand side

Humans and other animals are known to hold their offspring on the left-handside of their bodies in a practice called "left-cradling bias." Scientists have long been puzzled over this behavior, but a recently published study by an international team of researchers largely attributes it to eye contact and brain processing. Show More Summary

First 3-D platform for simulating zebrafish behavior may replace animals in some research

Every year, approximately 20 million animals are used in scientific research. Increasingly these animals are zebrafish, which are quickly eclipsing rodents and primates as a favored species in biomedical research because of their genetic similarity to humans and their versatility. Show More Summary

Animal Behavior: Obama Family Dog Sunny Bites Family Friend In The Face

Welcome to the family, Sunny. pic.twitter.com/j0slNwCHaw — Barack Obama (@BarackObama) August 20, 2013 Obama’s Family Dog Sunny Bites A White House Visitor In The Face Looks like Sunny isn’t quite ready for the, shall we say, “unseasoning” the that will

Litter Box Happiness – For Cats of All Ages

  One of the leading complaints from cat owners is elimination outside of the litter box. Dr. Nicholas Dodman DVM, ACVB, of the Animal Behavior Clinic at Tufts University, reports up to 4% of cats in United States Households (3 million out of 75 million) urinate outside of the litter box weekly, with 1% urinating … Continued

The Self Destructive Behavior Caused by Hiding the Truth From Oneself and Others

2 months agoHumor / odd : Laughing Squid

The School of Life addresses through animation, the the subject of lying to oneself and others, noting that although one may mean well when telling a “white lie”, the evasion of truth can lead to self-destruction. We need to tell yourself the truth when we can, for the simple reason that we often pay a […]

Dog Mauls Family After They Try Dressing Him Up In A Sweater

2 months agoPop Culture / Celebrity : Bossip

Animal behavior… Dog Mauls Family Over Sweater A dog named Scarface is making national headlines after he viciously mauled his owners. According to WTSP, the pit bull mix left its owners with serious injuries after Brenda Guerrero, 52, tried

Philadelphia Zoo Euthanizes Lion Thought To Have Been Oldest In U.S.

2 months agoNews : Huffington Post

Dec 30 (Reuters) - The Philadelphia Zoo has euthanized a 25-year-old lioness believed to have been the oldest lion in the United States after the animal suffered an acute decline in mobility and behavior, the zoo said on Friday. We're saddened to announce the passing of 25-yr-old African lion, Zenda, following a decline in mobility & behavior. Show More Summary

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