Thursday, June 20, 2013
Chimps have 5 universal personality traits
A new research provides strong support for the universal existence of five personality dimensions in...
Chimps like humans get emotional when decisions fail to pay off
Just like humans, chimpanzees and bonobos exhibit emotional responses to outcomes of their decisions...
`Chimps use passionate gestures to communicate`
Chimpanzees use a mixture of passionate gestures, vocalizations and even sign language to get their ...
Chimpanzees use botanical skills to discover fruit
Chimpanzees are aware that trees of certain species produce fruit simultaneously and use this botani...
Primates can `think about thinking` like humans
The closest animal relatives to humans, chimpanzees, have the ability to "think about thinking&...
Origins of human teamwork found in chimps
Teamwork in humans may have its evolutionary roots in our nearest primate relatives chimpanzees - a ...
Chimps have faster working memory than humans
Chimpanzees take a fraction of a second to memorise something that would take several seconds for hu...
`Love hormone drives social relations in chimps`
Scientists have discovered that in chimpanzees love hormone oxytocin plays a key role in maintaining...
Most research chimps should be retired: US panel
Chimpanzees, who have served an important role in advancing human health in the past, will no longer...
Chimpanzees possess sense of fairness akin to humans
In a new study, researchers have shown for the first time that chimpanzees possess a sense of fairne...
Scientists decode why humans are intelligent than chimps
Human brains expands much more dramatically than chimpanzee brains during the first few years of lif...
Chimps selfish when it comes to food
Some things cannot be explained by evolution. Chimps and bonobos don`t share an innate sense of fair...
`Chimps, orangutans have human-like personalities`
Chimpanzees and orangutans have personalities “like people”, a new study has claimed.
Like humans, chimpanzees have cops too
Seems like chimpanzees also understand that sound conflict management is crucial to ensure peace and...
Chimpanzees learn to mop cage from keepers
Chimpanzees in a Russian zoo have learned to clean their cages by watching zookeepers.
`Chimps can also understand language like humans`
If you believe speech perception is a uniquely human trait, think again -- chimpanzees may also have...
`Junk DNA is all that separates you from chimps`
Do you know what separates you from a chimpanzee? A tiny bit of "junk DNA", scientists say...
Chimps like to help others: Study
Female chimpanzees like to spontaneously help others rather than act selfishly, suggesting altruism ...
Chimpanzees `grieve for loved ones`
Scientists have always thought that rituals and emotions associated with loss of a loved one were un...
Chimpanzees use wood and stone tools to chop food
In a discovery that further affirms the fact that chimpanzees are very much like humans, Brit resear...
Like humans, wild chimpanzees too have cultural differences
Scientists have found evidence that chimpanzees living in the wild have pre-existing cultural knowle...
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