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Sun, Jun 08

Study Suggests Rats Show Signs of ‘Regret’

New research reveals that rats show signs of ‘regret’ — a cognitive behavior once thought to be uniquely and fundamentally human. To measure the cognitive behavior of regret, scientists developed a task that asked rats how long they were willing to wait for certain foods. In this task, the rats are presented with a series of food options but have limited time at each ‘restaurant.’

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