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Submission + - A Monkey Economy is as Irrational as our Human Eco (scientopia.org)

grrlscientist writes: A Monkey Economy is as Irrational as our Human Economy. Why do people make irrational decisions in such a predictable way? Laurie Santos looks for the roots of human irrationality by watching the way our primate relatives make decisions. This video documents a clever series of experiments in "monkeynomics” shows that some of the silly choices we make, monkeys make too.
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A Monkey Economy is as Irrational as our Human Eco

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