Monday, August 22, 2005

Monkey See, Monkey Do

The new Yerkes study showing that chimps conform to cultural norms is all over the place and it will be interesting in the context of reading Tomasello's book in CogBlog:
Yerkes-based Experiment Confirms Cultural Transmission And Conformity In Chimpanzee Communities
Chimps Found to Conform to Cultural Norms
Chimps show social conformity
Culture and Chimpanzees
When in Rome - Chimps conform like humans.

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