Chimps seem to have Better Working Memories than Humans: Study

June 7, 2014 1:33 PM

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Though average human can beat average chimpanzee on an IQ test, there are certain cognitive tests in which vice versa can happen. Similar pattern gets exhibited in a Japanese study published in the journal Scientific Reports.

Researchers at the Kyoto University Primate Research Institute played a game called 'inspection game' putting human volunteers in competition with chimps. Main aim of researchers was to compare the strategic thinking of both the species.

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