Study sheds light on social learning in primates

03/18/2010 | BBC

Swiss researchers studying wild monkeys in South Africa compared the animals' responses to box-opening task demonstrations and found that the animals learned the task better when it was demonstrated by a female monkey as opposed to a male monkey. The findings could aid in understanding "the evolution of traditions and culture in species living in stable groups, including humans," one of the researchers said.

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