Early experiences shape aggression in young chimpanzees

Kris Sabbi

Posted: March 15, 2021

Experts and parents alike have long debated whether human boys and girls tend to be more or less physically aggressive because of nature or nurture. New research published in Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences on young chimpanzees indicates that more physical aggression and expressions of anger among human boys may have deeper evolutionary reasons than the way they are brought up.

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Link: UNM Newsroom Story