Professor Peter Biro via Deakin Newsroom: Animal personalities are more like humans than first thought

Peter BiroA Deakin University study has found for the first time that, just like humans, un-predictability is also a consistent behavioural trait in the animal world.

Animals are known to show consistent individual differences in behaviour, which is often referred to as them displaying ‘personality’. In contrast to previous research into these predictable aspects of behaviour, this latest study has shown for the first time that some individual animals, just like humans, are consistently more un-predictable than others over time. Read the full interview HERE.