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Quiz: is your pet a person?

This week, learners on the free online course “How to Read a Mind” have been asking what makes a person a person – and whether an animal or even an inanimate object can be considered to be a person too. So we thought we’d put it to the test – take our just-for-fun quiz, then watch the video below for an explanation.

Is your pet a person?

Who is the best example of a person?

We’re guessing that you’re now wondering what it means for someone or something to become a person. Check out this brilliant video from the course to find out:

“How to Read a Mind” from the University of Nottingham runs until Sunday 14 December – find out more or join the course now.

Dog-in-hat photo by Mark Gstohl on Flickr.

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