Subject Areas on Research
- All great ape species (Gorilla gorilla, Pan paniscus, Pan troglodytes, Pongo abelii) and two-and-a-half-year-old children (Homo sapiens) discriminate appearance from reality.
- FOXP2 variation in great ape populations offers insight into the evolution of communication skills.
- Great apes anticipate that other individuals will act according to false beliefs.
- Great apes distinguish true from false beliefs in an interactive helping task.