Working memory of numerals in chimpanzees

@article{Inoue2007WorkingMO,
  title={Working memory of numerals in chimpanzees},
  author={Sana Inoue and Tetsuro Matsuzawa},
  journal={Current Biology},
  year={2007},
  volume={17},
  pages={R1004-R1005}
}
Summary Chimpanzee memory has been extensively studied [1,2]. The general assumption is that, as with many other cognitive functions, it is inferior to that of humans [3]; some data, however, suggest that, in some circumstances, chimpanzee memory may indeed be superior to human memory [4]. Here we report that young chimpanzees have an extraordinary working memory capability for numerical recollection — better even than that of human adults tested in the same apparatus following the same… Expand
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