|Title||Can Pigs Empathize?|
|Source||Can Pigs Empathize?, Blog, 2015-01-13, Felicity Muth, http://blogs.scientificamerican.com/not-bad-science/can-pigs-empathize/|
|Publication type||Media appearance|
There are a handful of traits that scientists and philosophers would argue would make us human, including self-awareness and language. Another key part of being human is thought to be our ability to empathize (although I sometimes find myself doubting some humans' abilities to empathize).