Battlepanda: Two Apes


Always trying to figure things out with the minimum of bullshit and the maximum of belligerence.

Saturday, December 17, 2005

Two Apes

Scientists have found distinctive differences between the learning styles of humans and chimps. Whereas one species tend to learn through slavish monkey-see-monkey-do imitation of procedure, the other focuses their actions on achieving the goal at hand. Which ape is the ape? The answer might surprise you...