Children, not chimps, prefer collaboration: Humans like to work together in solving tasks -- chimps don't

John Tropea - Delicious Collaboration

From a young age, children will recognize the need for help, actively recruit collaborators, make agreements on how to proceed, and recognize the roles of their peers to ensure success. " The research team presented 3-year-old German children and chimpanzees living in a Congo Republic sanctuary with a task that they could perform on their own or with a partner. Recommend this story on Facebook , Twitter , and Google +1 : Other bookmarking and sharing tools: |.

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