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New Study Finds Similarities Between Monkey Business And Human Business
"Given our capuchins' inexperience with trade and gambles, these results suggest that loss-aversion extends beyond humans, and may be innate rather than learned."
psychology  brain  economics  primates 
may 2006 by andrewducker
Children Learn by Monkey See, Monkey Do. Chimps Don't.
Study shows that chimpanzees look for answers themselves, humans go for imitation first. Which is fascinating, and backs up something that, I think, Susan Blackmore wrote about. Food for thought
brain  psychology  animals  primates 
december 2005 by andrewducker

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