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Take that ya chump of a chimp! ;)
Coming from the guy who cant use basic grammer.
*look into camera* I am NOT smarter than a chimp.
How long did it take him to get that good?
He thinks two factors gave his chimps the edge. For one thing, he believes human ancestors gave up much of this skill over evolutionary time to make room in the brain for gaining language abilities.
The other factor is the youth of Ayumu and his peers. The memory for images that`s needed for the tests resembles a skill found in children, but which dissipates with age. In fact, the young chimps performed better than older chimps in the new study. (Ayumu`s mom did even worse than the college students).
"His performance in the tasks was superior to that of comparably trained university students"
The students in the experiment were trained as much as the chimp
i`m too sleepy to keep trying.
Considering that most people here can beat the chimp on the 3rd or more try, the claim that the chimp is "smarter" when it comes to these things is a flawed conclusion. Clearly the human learns and adapts faster than the chimp and has a greater maximum potential. A chimp, after many trials, averages 8. However, a human given the same amount of multiple trials can consistently get 8-10.
I`m more interested in chimps vs. humans immediately after being treated with medicinal marijuana.
Nonlinear manner. Or that Ayumu can do what our brains do, but faster. Possibly because of his youth.
This time, five numbers flashed on the screen only briefly before they were replaced by white squares. The challenge, again, was to touch these squares in the proper sequence.
When the numbers were displayed for about seven-tenths of a second, Ayumu and the college students were both able to do this correctly about 80 percent of the time.
But when the numbers were displayed for just four-tenths or two-tenths of a second, the chimp was the champ. The briefer of those times is too short to allow a look around the screen, and in those tests Ayumu still scored about 80 percent, while humans plunged to 40 percent.
That indicates Ayumu was better at taking in the whole pattern of numbers at a glance, the researchers wrote."
This supports the hypothesis that chimps can do something humans aren`t able to do; something like absorb data in a nonli
The chimp probably got an average of 8 because he saw a couple hundred instead of only like 10.
oh drating hell.
So, you didn`t do that in grade school?
I bet if you let the college students practice for an hour, they`ld all have beaten the chimp. Or not all rather, perhaps only a fair majority.
But I have a life, unlike chimpanzees.
Check this out. Pretty fascinating.
In 2 tries, I beat the chimp.
I feel special.
I noticed I barely had time to see the number, but nonetheless, the brain sees it and you just seem to know which number goes where...a .5 second flash and the brain notices and absorbs right away. Interesting.
But seriously, these go a little too fast.