Not So Unique? A Key Feature of the Human Brain Has Just Been Found in Monkeys [Science Alert]

Photo of Rhesus macaque monkeys by Amada44
May 26, 2017

"We humans think we're so special. To determine what sets us apart from the rest of the animal world, scientists investigate features that might be uniquely human, such as self-awareness or language.

But every now and then, a new finding throws the narrative, leaving us to wonder what those truly unique human traits really are. In a new study, neuroscientists have knocked down another assumption by discovering a network in the monkey brain that's exclusively devoted to analysing social interactions..."

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