Chimpanzee Personality paper in dailymail.co.uk

Smarter than the average ape: Researchers find Chimpanzees really DO have distinct personalities almost identical to humans

The researchers analyzed complete questionnaires for 174 chimpanzees housed at the Yerkes National Primate Center at Emory University.

  • Fundamental personality trait for chimpanzees is dominance
  • Team identified five personality factors that combine differently in each individual chimpanzee: conscientiousness, dominance, extraversion, agreeableness and intellect

By MARK PRIGG

Read more: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/sciencetech/article-2621829/Getting-personal-primates-Researchers-Chimpanzees-personalities-identical-humans.html#ixzz30yx1Y9hF

 

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