New study on chimpanzee working memory

Amanda Seed
Wednesday 9 October 2019

Chimpanzees flexibly update working memory contents and show susceptibility to distraction in the self-ordered search task

https://royalsocietypublishing.org/doi/pdf/10.1098/rspb.2019.0715

“Our findings suggest that chimpanzees perform similar to seven-year-old children in an intuitive working memory task that does not rely on extensive training,” says Christoph Voelter

https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2019/07/190723211656.htm

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