Chimpanzees can beat humans at tactical games

June 8, 2014 9:38 PM

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According to a new research, chimpanzees are better than humans at game theory and tactics. The study is done by researchers for the Kyoto University Primate Research Institute in Japan and at CalTech. They came to this conclusion after measuring the ability of chimps to develop complex ideas.

For the study, the researchers used games which called for determining the best strategy when dealing with a competitive contest. This game was similar to hide-and-seek, played by chimps. The main aim of the game was to challenge the chimps to predict the next move made by another player. The resear...

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