Chimpanzee intelligence
Chimpanzees, sometimes colloquially chimps, are two extant hominid species of apes in the genus Pan. The Congo River divides the native habitats of the two species:Chimpanzees are members of the fami...
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History of hominoid taxonomy
Apes (Hominoidea) are a branch of Old World tailless anthropoid catarrhine primates native to Africa and Southeast Asia and distinguished by a wide degree of freedom at the shoulder joint indicating t...
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Neoteny
Neoteny (/niːˈɒtɨni/ /niːˈɒtni/or /niːˈɒtəni/), also called juvenilization, is one of the two ways by which paedomorphism can arise. Paedomorphism or paedomorphosis is the retention by adults of trait...
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Primate cognition
Primate cognition is the study of the intellectual and behavioral skills of non-human primates, particularly in the fields of psychology, behavioral biology, primatology, and anthropology.Primates are...
Great ape language
Research into great ape language has involved teaching chimpanzees, bonobos, gorillas, and orangutans to communicate with human beings (even though humans are themselves great apes as well) and with e...
Laughter in animals
Laughter in animals other than humans describes animal behavior which resembles human laughter. Numerous species demonstrate vocalizations similar to human laughter. A significant proportion of these...
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Sleep (non-human)
Sleep in non-human animals refers to a behavioral and physiological state characterized by reversible unconsciousness, reduced responsiveness to external stimuli, and homeostatic regulation. Sleep ap...
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List of fictional apes
This list of fictional primates is a subsidiary to the list of fictional animals. The list is restricted to notable non-human characters (Including Prehistoric human related species such as Homo Erect...
Physical attractiveness
Physical attractiveness is the degree to which a person's physical traits are considered aesthetically pleasing or beautiful. The term often implies sexual attractiveness or desirability, but can also...
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Human evolution
Human evolution is the evolutionary process leading up to the appearance of anatomically modern humans. The topic usually covers the evolutionary history of primates, in particular the genus Homo, and...
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Bushmen
The San people (or Saan), also known as Bushmen or Basarwa – all considered pejorative to some degree – are members of various indigenous hunter-gatherer people of Southern Africa, whose territories s...
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List of fictional apes in comics
This is a list of fictional primates in comics. It is a subsidiary to the list of fictional primates.
List of fictional apes in literature
This list of fictional primates in literature is a subsidiary to the articles of list of fictional primates and list of fictional animals. The list is restricted to notable non-human primate character...
Negroid
Negroid (also known as Congoid) is a term that is used by forensic and physical anthropologists to refer to individuals and populations that share certain morphological and skeletal traits that are fr...
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Mongoloid
Mongoloid /ˈmɒŋ.ɡə.lɔɪd/ is the general physical type of some or all of the populations of East Asia, Central Asia, Southeast Asia, Eastern Russia, the Arctic, the Americas, parts of the Pacific Islan...
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Unihemispheric slow-wave sleep
Unihemispheric slow-wave sleep (USWS) is the ability to sleep with one half of the brain while the other half remains alert. This is in contrast to normal sleep where both eyes are shut and both halve...
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Nim Chimpsky
Nim Chimpsky (November 19, 1973 – March 10, 2000) was a chimpanzee who was the subject of an extended study of animal language acquisition (codenamed 6.001) at Columbia University, led by Herbert S. T...
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Memory and aging
One of the key concerns of older adults is the experience of memory loss, especially as it is one of the hallmark symptoms of Alzheimer's disease. However, memory loss is qualitatively different in no...
Cuteness in Japanese culture
Kawaii (かわいい, [kaw͍aiꜜi], "lovable", "cute", or "adorable") is the quality of cuteness in the context of Japanese culture.It has become a prominent aspect of Japanese popular culture, entertainmen...
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Tool use by animals
Tools are used by some animals to perform behaviours including the acquisition of food and water, grooming, defence, recreation or construction. Originally thought to be a skill only possessed by huma...
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