The hard truth is that our misguided brains are constantly looking for ways to oversimplify the world. “Unit Bias” causes our overworked brains to group things into big general categories and to ignore the subtle differences.
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We just can’t help it. When we see a video like this our brain instantly tends to concoct a very human story: the duck and the fish are friends, and look out for each other. We effortlessly project elaborate human motivations onto an animal that has no neocortex, and a brain that’s the size of a walnut.