Chimpanzees like to copy human visitors to the zoo - Ig Nobel prize

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Chimpanzees like to copy human visitors to the zoo - Ig Nobel prize. / Sauciuc, Gabriela-Alina; Persson, Tomas.

In: The Conversation, 19.10.2018.

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T1 - Chimpanzees like to copy human visitors to the zoo - Ig Nobel prize

AU - Sauciuc, Gabriela-Alina

AU - Persson, Tomas

PY - 2018/10/19

Y1 - 2018/10/19

N2 - How good is your best chimpanzee impression? Go to the zoo and you probably wouldn’t be surprised to see people copying chimpanzees in order to grab their attention. But our latest research, which recently won the Ig Nobel Prize for Anthropology, suggests you are just as likely to see chimpanzees imitating the human visitors.

AB - How good is your best chimpanzee impression? Go to the zoo and you probably wouldn’t be surprised to see people copying chimpanzees in order to grab their attention. But our latest research, which recently won the Ig Nobel Prize for Anthropology, suggests you are just as likely to see chimpanzees imitating the human visitors.

KW - imitation

KW - chimpanzees

KW - cross-species interaction

KW - zoo visitors

KW - play

KW - Ig Nobel

M3 - Specialist publication article

JO - The Conversation

T2 - The Conversation

JF - The Conversation

SN - 2201-5639

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