April 8, 2015|
A round-up of recent discoveries in behavior research
February 20, 2015|
Researchers identify a human DNA element that spurs neurogenesis and brain growth when placed in mice.
February 6, 2015|
Chimpanzees can learn “words” for objects, a study suggests.
November 6, 2014|
Chimpanzees, bonobos, and gorillas harbor more microbial diversity in their guts than do humans, a study shows.
September 1, 2014|
Studying handedness in chimps may shed light on the mysterious trait in humans.
August 25, 2014|
Chimpanzees may reinforce social bonds by involuntarily mimicking a fellow chimp’s pupil size.
July 10, 2014|
Cognitive testing in chimpanzee pedigrees reveals a genetic basis for intelligence.
May 29, 2014|
Early humans may have made an evolutionary tradeoff, giving up muscular strength to fuel bigger brains.
April 23, 2014|
A detailed analysis of sex chromosomes finds unexpected evolution of functional Y chromosome genes across species.
April 1, 2014|
Jane Goodall’s latest book was revised to eliminate plagiarism, which she blames on chaotic note-taking.