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Is your child smarter than a chimp?

June 9, 2011


Most parents I know take great pride in bragging about how smart their kids are. Is this something they inherit? Or does it boil down to how much effort mummy and daddy put into developing their cognitive skills? Scientists say babies’ sensory organs are not fully developed at birth and need fine tuning, so the early childhood […]

Planet of the Apps

April 1, 2011


I would love to take credit for this headline and this story, but I can’t! A great piece in The Sun newspaper, about scientists giving gorillas at Port Lympne Wild Animal Park in Kent a new toy. Animal behaviour experts handed out iPads to five great apes in an experiment to test cognition and to keep […]