Researcher: Short-term memory stronger in chimps than humans

02/18/2013 | LiveScience.com

Chimpanzees may possess a strong sense of short-term memory, superior to that of humans, according to a presentation at the annual meeting of the American Association for the Advancement of Science last week. Japanese researcher Tetsuro Matsuzawa presented a video showing chimps who were able to recall the exact sequence and location of a set of numbers. The ability is rare in humans, usually presenting itself in those with savant syndrome.

View Full Article in:

LiveScience.com

Published in Brief:

SmartBrief Job Listings for Education

Job Title Company Location
Program Officer, Teacher Development
Knowles Science Teaching Foundation
Moorestown, NJ
DIRECTOR OF HEALTH AND CULTURE
BOULDER VALLEY SCHOOL DISTRICT
Boulder, CO
DIRECTOR OF LANGUAGE DEVELOPMENT
BOULDER VALLEY SCHOOL DISTRICT
Boulder, CO
Teacher
Saudi Aramco
Dhahran
Principal – North Dayton School of Discovery
National Heritage Academies
Dayton, OH