Population‐level right‐handedness for a coordinated bimanual task in naturalistic housed chimpanzees: replication and extension in 114 animals from Zambia and Spain

@article{Llorente2011PopulationlevelRF,
  title={Population‐level right‐handedness for a coordinated bimanual task in naturalistic housed chimpanzees: replication and extension in 114 animals from Zambia and Spain},
  author={M. Llorente and D. Riba and Laia Palou and Lara Carrasco and M. Mosquera and M. Colell and Olga Feliu},
  journal={American Journal of Primatology},
  year={2011},
  volume={73}
}
Recently, many studies have been conducted on manual laterality in chimpanzees. Nevertheless, whether nonhuman primates exhibit population‐level handedness remains a topic of considerable debate. One of the behaviors studied has been bimanual coordinated actions. Although recent studies have highlighted that captive chimpanzees show handedness at population level for these tasks, some authors have questioned the validity and consistency of these results. The first reason has been the… Expand
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