Cognitive Science: Persistent Apes Are Intelligent Apes

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Abstract

In humans, self-control is correlated with general intelligence; a new study finds that this correlation extends to chimpanzees as well. The new results highlight the cognitive bases of self-control and suggest a common evolutionary history for human and primate self-control. Human self-control is correlated with general intelligence; a new study finds that this correlation extends to chimpanzees as well. The new results highlight the cognitive bases of self-control and suggest a common evolutionary history for human and primate self-control.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)R160-R162
JournalCurrent Biology
Volume28
Issue number4
DOIs
StatePublished - Feb 19 2018

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