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Majority-biased learning: In humans and chimpanzees knowledge is transmitted within a group by means of a majority principle

Majority-biased learning: In humans and chimpanzees knowledge is transmitted within a group by means of a majority principle | Psychology and Brain News | Scoop.it
In humans and chimpanzees knowledge is transmitted within a group by means of a majority principle. Chimpanzees are more likely to copy an action performed by a large number of individuals than an action that was performed more frequently.
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Chimpanzees Should Not Be Used in TV or Movies

Chimpanzees Should Not Be Used in TV or Movies | Psychology and Brain News | Scoop.it

The question of chimpanzee use for biomedical research is fraught, but the irresponsibility of using chimpanzees in movies and commercials seems fairly straightforward. But not everyone seems to agree – they would argue that it is chimpanzees’ appearance in mainstream media that has actually allowed for the increased public awareness of the existence of chimpanzees.

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Chimpanzees seem to know what's on other chimps' minds

Chimpanzees seem to know what's on other chimps' minds | Psychology and Brain News | Scoop.it
Humans may not be alone in having insight into the minds of others, a chimpanzee study suggests...
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