Many animal lovers will assert that their beloved pets have a range of emotions. Scientists are studying this complicated subject, but have come to no conclusions. Take this quiz and see how you feel about the question whether animals have emotions.
What animals appear to grieve over the death of a loved one?
Which animals appear to enjoy playing?
What happens in the brain during emotional moments?
brain activity in certain areas
brain activity in all areas
no brain activity
Where is the amygdala?
What is the primary role of the amygdala?
memory and emotion
When a pet owner is gone from home for long periods of time, what may a dog be trying to communicate to its master by defecating on the carpet?
unable to handle being alone
What is anthropomorphism?
projection of human traits onto animals
taking on animal characteristics
characteristics of dwarfism
What cat behavior may make you think that your cat is happy to see you?
What is the general consensus regarding whether animals experience emotions?
experience no emotions
What scientific method may be used to study animal emotions?