Study shows some brain similarities between humans, chimpanzees

12/25/2008 | Insciences

PET scan results of chimpanzees' brain activities showed that the animals utilize the same brain regions humans use to recognize faces, researchers reported. The findings indicate that the two species' last common ancestor may have used the same set of neurocognitive mechanisms for facial recognition and other processes, the study author said.

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