Chimps outsmart humans at simple strategy games

June 11, 2014 6:44 PM

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The researchers suggest one reason chimps are superior at such simple strategy games is due to their excellent short-term memory.

The Inspection Game is really just a simple digital version of hide-and-go-seek. Two players (in this case, either a pair of chimps or a pair of humans) sit back to back, each facing their own computer screen. The game begins with each competitor pushing a circle on the screen and then selecting one...

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