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According to a new study published in the journal Evolution and Human Behavior, chimpanzees choose their friendships with others based on personality.
You’ve probably heard the phrase “mother knows best,” but may not have realized that it applies to chimpanzees as well as humans.
Fauna Foundation in Chambly, Quebec, a sanctuary for chimpanzees, most retired from a U.S. laboratory, is pleased to announce two new residents, Tatu and Loulis.
The first video-based observation of swimming and diving apes has been provided by two researchers from Wits University and the University of Bern.
In a modified version of the Stanford University Marshmallow Experiment, Hare and Rosati created two experiments meant to measure the emotional reaction of bonobos and chimps when faced with a game of chance.
While chimps simply mimic language patterns, children as young as two years old understand basic grammar rules and are not simply imitating adults as they first learn to speak, according to a new study.
Metacognition, or the ability to think about thinking, is not an ability solely limited to humans according to a new study. A new study reveals that chimpanzees, humans' closest relatives, also appear to have the ability.
Ironically, researchers are finding that human intelligence is declining at the same time other researchers are reporting that chimps have a much better short-term memory than humans and more
Apparently humans aren’t the only ones who enjoy a brain teaser every now and again, as newly published research has revealed solving puzzles also seems to be a source of gratification for chimpanzees.
A study published this week presents the first experimental evidence that chimps, like humans, can watch and learn a group member’s invention of a better technique.
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