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chimpanzee
2014-09-25 07:06:23

The immediate negative impacts to an infant chimpanzee who is removed from its mother have been well documented. However, very little is known about the long-term impacts of such early life experiences.

2014-07-25 09:39:14

How would a child respond to this question?

chimp gesture dictionary
2014-07-05 05:36:25

Scientists have decoded the meaning behind the various gestures that chimpanzees use to communicate with one another, observing more than 80 wild Ugandan primates in order to compile a glossary of their hand and body movements.

Research Finds Chimps Like Listening To Music With A Different Beat
2014-06-27 03:46:27

Nonhuman primates preferred African, Indian tunes over strong beats typical of Western music

2014-05-06 23:03:38

Chimpanzees have almost the same personality traits as humans, and they are structured almost identically, according to new work led by researchers at Georgia State University. (PRWEB)

2014-03-10 23:28:27

The author has written three highly acclaimed books that show life through the eyes of these endangered animals.

Chimpanzees Are Not Conformist, Unless Peanuts Are At Play
2013-12-13 13:12:01

Researchers from Max Planck Institute for Psycholinguistics and Evolutionary Anthropology studied how chimpanzees are rational thinkers, rather than conformists. Scientists have known that these animals are sensitive to social influences, but are capable of maintaining their own strategy in order to solve a problem rather than conforming to what the rest of the group is doing.

Long-Term Memory Helps Chimps Remember Where The Food Is
2013-10-24 05:33:05

Chimpanzees rely on their long-term memory when searching for food throughout the rainforest, according to a new study published in the journal Animal Behavior.

Human Yawn Contagious To Chimps
2013-10-17 10:47:49

A new study has shown that the older a chimp is, the more likely it is to respond to a familiar human face yawning with a yawn of its own.

Chimpanzees Choose Friendships Based On Similar Personality
2013-10-09 19:33:26

According to a new study published in the journal Evolution and Human Behavior, chimpanzees choose their friendships with others based on personality.


Word of the Day
ponerology
  • An interdisciplinary study of social injustice.
The word 'ponerology' was coined by Andrzej Łobaczewski, a Polish psychiatrist. It comes from a Greek word meaning "evil".