Animal Cognition: Time Flies When Chimps Are Having Fun

Sarah R. Heilbronner, Michael L. Platt

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Chimpanzees, like children, actively distract themselves to cope with waiting for a desired but delayed reward. Self-control may thus be a capacity we share with our nonhuman primate relatives.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)R1008-R1010
JournalCurrent Biology
Issue number23
StatePublished - Dec 4 2007

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