Conspecific recognition in the chimpanzee (Pan troglodytes): cardiac responses to significant others.

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The ability of a chimpanzee (Pan troglodytes) to recognize photographs of conspecifics was evaluated with heart-rate measures. Heart rate was recorded before, during, and after viewing photographs of an aggressive chimpanzee, a friendly companion animal, and an unfamiliar chimpanzee. The subject displayed a differential pattern of heart-rate response to the… (More)

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@article{Boysen1989ConspecificRI, title={Conspecific recognition in the chimpanzee (Pan troglodytes): cardiac responses to significant others.}, author={S. T. Boysen and Gary G. Berntson}, journal={Journal of comparative psychology}, year={1989}, volume={103 3}, pages={215-20} }