Frans de Waal: Great Apes and the Gift of Empathy | Empathy Magazine |

The legendary primatologist reflects on primates’ capacity for tender loving care. Biologist Frans de Waal studies the complex emotional life of apes—including how chimpanzees resolve conflicts. Here, de Waal discusses his subjects’ true capacity for fairness, reciprocity, and empathy, and how human beings measure up. Read more..