Category Archives: Evolution of our brain & behaviour

Females may have driven our evolutionary success

Macaques are the second most successful primate species on the planet (after humans). New research reveals the secret to their success is that more females survive to adulthood. Could something similar explain human success?

Study claims chimps lack culture

Chimps seem to learn from each other, producing a unique culture in each group. New research challenges this, saying behaviours is just invented each time.

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