chimps better than people in memory task

http://news.yahoo.com/s/ap/20071203/ap_on_sc/chimp_memory_1

Japanese researchers pitted young chimps against human adults in two tests of short-term memory, and overall, the chimps won.

That challenges the belief of many people, including many scientists, that “humans are superior to chimpanzees in all cognitive functions,” said researcher Tetsuro Matsuzawa of Kyoto University.

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