Monkeynomics or why did the financial markets collapse?

What is it with humans. They’re brilliant compared to their evolutionary counterparts but nevertheless can make very dumb mistakes, watch this video and you’ll know.

Laurie Santos looks for the roots of human irrationality by watching the way our primate relatives make decisions. A clever series of experiments in “monkeynomics” shows that some of the silly choices we make, monkeys make too.