Chimpanzees and orangutans really do have personalities "like people", researchers say.
Chimps’ Personalities are Like People’s, Study Says
Author: Michelle Warwicker
Source: BBC Nature
For years experts have debated whether great apes truly display human-like personalities - or if such behaviour is simply the anthropomorphic projections of human observers.
The research team used a statistical technique to "remove" any biases apparent in human observers of the apes' behaviour, and they say their findings suggest man and ape really do share "personality dimensions".
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