Here’s Video of a Chimp With Better Memory Than You


Science of Us failed, in its important post yesterday about the threat chimps pose to humanity’s dominance and/or self-esteem, to provide video evidence of said threat. This post will rectify that.

Here is a chimp doing a much better job than you or I could at a memorization task:

If the chimps ever develop a doomsday device that can be operated by quickly memorizing a sequence of numbers, we’re screwed.

This Chimp Has Better Memory Than You