Chimps Beat Humans on Memory Tasks

In a memory competition of man versus chimp, Japanese researchers found that chimpanzees performed better than humans. "No one could imagine that chimpanzees -- young chimpanzees at the age of 5 -- have a better performance in a memory task than humans," Kyoto University researcher Tetsuro Matsuzawa said in a statement. Click on our media player, left, for clips of these memory battles that pit man against chimp. In the first test, the chimps successfully counted sequentially from one to...Full Story
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