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Posts tagged self awareness

March 24, 2014

 

Black and white photo of a ventriloquist's dummy talking to a Chimpanzee

Are Chimps Self-Aware?

The jury is still out on whether or not chimps are self-aware. Actually, the same goes for young children.

November 2, 2012

 

a man sits by a group of chimps

How Similar Are Humans And Chimps?

I know that humans and chimps share something like 98 percent of our DNA. But what does this really mean?

June 27, 2011

 

bagel and cream cheese

The Guilty Bagel

Two psychologists at Iowa State University, Stacey Sentyrz and Brad Bushman, conducted a telling experiment using nothing other than cream cheese and bagels.

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