Archive for March 2nd, 2012
Unlike other animals, humans have a “cumulative culture” that enables us to build bigger, better and more powerful tools by sharing knowledge and learning from one another.
So researchers are reporting after a study that compared preschool-age children with chimps and capuchin monkeys when solving a puzzle. The children cooperated; the animals did not.
The study showed that patients made progress when taking the medicine. If replicated, improvements could offer doctors a standard treatment, experts say.