Fish may show emotional fever : Scientists

Q.  A new study suggests at University of Barcelona, Spain that fish show consciousness and emotions. What is the exact term of this manifestation?
- Published on 02 Dec 15

a. Emotional high
b. Emotional fever
c. Emotional neurosis
d. None of the above

ANSWER: Emotional fever
Fish have been found to display emotional fever or slight rise in body temperature in stressful situations linked by emotions and consciousness. Researchers from University of Barcelona and Stirling as well as Bristol have observed an increase in body temperature of 2-4 degrees in zebra fish when subject to stress. Phenomenon is known as emotional fever and is related to what animals feel in face of external stimulus.

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