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Chimpanzees Successfully Play the Ultimatum Game: Apes' Sense of Fairness Confirmed

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Researchers at the Yerkes National Primate Research Center, Emory University, are the first to show chimpanzees possess a sense of fairness that has previously been attributed as uniquely human.

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Terry V (30)
Saturday January 19, 2013, 6:13 pm
Interesting, thank you

Roseann d (178)
Saturday January 19, 2013, 6:24 pm
Wow, maybe we can get em to replace the GOP, or least make the GOP attend their seminar.

Jason S (50)
Saturday January 19, 2013, 8:43 pm
Good Posting, thanks

Past Member (0)
Sunday January 20, 2013, 6:35 am
Interesting post, thanks.

Freya H (357)
Sunday January 20, 2013, 9:58 am
See? Morality is natural. It doesn't come from any divine or otherwise supernatural source.

Sheryl G (360)
Sunday January 20, 2013, 11:22 am
Not surprising, only the human being has walked far from the Sacred, all the rest of Mothers children never left.

Christeen A (371)
Sunday January 20, 2013, 11:31 am
Enjoyed this post. Thanks for sharing.

Mike M (40)
Sunday January 20, 2013, 12:13 pm
Not surprised the animal world is much more humane than humans will attain in a millennium

Ruth M (235)
Sunday January 20, 2013, 3:30 pm
Interesting - noted

SusanAWAY Allen (219)
Sunday January 20, 2013, 6:52 pm

Marie W (67)
Sunday January 20, 2013, 11:29 pm
Study and study only to learn what a mirror can teach.

Past Member (0)
Monday January 21, 2013, 5:03 am
We've got a close friend from them

jules r (7)
Monday January 21, 2013, 5:08 am
noted , thanx for sharing

Ruth C (87)
Monday January 21, 2013, 5:11 am
I agree with Mike M.

Lloyd H (46)
Monday January 21, 2013, 5:46 am
Yes, yes, they also practice prostitution and kill and eat their enemies and frequently the tasty bits from their enemies, or unfortunate monkeys a down payment for future sex favors.
Beware making comparisons as they have a nasty way of leading to truths you really will not like.

Lindsay K (6)
Monday January 21, 2013, 7:33 am
Noted - thanks for posting

Tom Edgar (56)
Tuesday January 22, 2013, 8:56 pm
I have always maintained, out here in the "Bush". If you put a Chimp on a horse and gave it a white ten gallon hat it would compete in the elections and win for the "Nationals" (=Republicans). Others say it has happened often enough.

Michela M (3964)
Saturday January 26, 2013, 9:19 am

Michela M (3964)
Saturday January 26, 2013, 10:38 am

Thanks! Posted in:  ORANGUTANS: Men of the Forest
in:  CHIMPANZEES: News, Pics, Videos
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Muriel Servaege (53)
Sunday January 27, 2013, 12:39 pm
Interesting. But why not?They are our cousins, why shouldn't they have a sense of fairness? It seems to be even stronger than man's.

Diane K (134)
Tuesday January 29, 2013, 3:35 pm
Interesting, non threatening research, well done! Thanks for posting.

Barbara Erdman (63)
Thursday February 14, 2013, 5:29 pm
Fantastic Post My Dear Friend :-) Michela :-) :-) :-) ...Thank-You fo sharing all and for the original Post :) :)

Laurie H (817)
Tuesday March 12, 2013, 2:57 pm
No doubt, I've said it before many times, WE have much to learn from THEM!!!!!!~ Many Thanks!!!~

Anna Undebeck (256)
Saturday June 8, 2013, 7:31 am
Wonderful post- Thank you very much Kevin!

June Bostock (50)
Saturday November 16, 2013, 10:22 am
Noted. Thanks.
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