Are apes as smart as us? Researchers say current primate intelligence tests are flawed and human foster parents could help reveal how smart they REALLY are



Hundreds of studies have told us that apes are smart - but just not as smart humans.
But apes' intelligence may be entirely misunderstood because researchers have so far failed to measure it fairly and accurately. 
The study suggests that what we think we know about apes' social intelligence is based on wishful thinking and flawed science, and apes may actually be smarter than currently thought.
One of the suggestions made by the researchers is to conduct studies where apes are 'adopted' by humans to gives the clearest available comparison between the two species.
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31 August 2017 in Science &Technology, Views: 40
Source: Daily Mail
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