Tickling Rats in the Name of Science
For a brief period this past summer, I obsessively read a substantial portion of the last 40 years of the neuroscience of play behavior in rats. Surprisingly, studying rats play teaches us a lot about human development, and even morality.
I summarized what I learned in my most recent Psychology Today article: What Tickling Rats Tells Us About Human Development.
No podcast this week. Next week’s episode will be on the cognitive science of imagination.