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Repeated Anesthesia in Infancy Increases Anxiety-Linked Behavior in Nonhuman Primates (03/01/2018)

Yerkes Researchers Find Multiple Exposures to Anesthesia During Infancy Impair Visual Recognition Memory (06/01/2017)

Upward Mobility Boosts Immunity in Monkeys (11/28/2016)

Chimpanzees Choose Cooperation Over Competition (08/22/2016)

Neuroscientists Receive $3.2 Million to Study Sex Differences in Social Stress in the Brain (07/14/2016)

NIH Awards Emory-led Team $2.6 Million to Develop New Data Collection Technology (07/13/2016)

Yerkes-Based Mount Sinai Study Finds Emotional Behavior Altered After Multiple Exposures to Anesthesia During Infancy (09/03/2015)

Evolution of Responses to (Un)Fairness (09/18/2014)

Maturing Brain Flips Function of Amygdala in Regulating Stress Hormones (08/20/2014)

Chimpanzee Intelligence Depends Upon Genes (07/10/2014)

Comparative White Matter Imaging May Provide a Neurobiological Explanation for the Neurodegenerative Vulnerabilities Humans Experience (05/20/2013)

Bonobos Predisposed to Show Sensitivity to Others (01/30/2013)

Chimpanzees Successfully Play the Ultimatum Game (01/14/2013)

Chimpanzees Successfully Play the Ultimatum Game (01/14/2013)

Reciprocity an Important Component of Prosocial Behavior (09/03/2012)

Animal Empathy is a Multilayered Phenomenon that May be the Main Motivator of Pro-Social Behavior (05/18/2012)

Stress of social hierarchy molds monkeys' immune systems (04/11/2012)

Congressman Hank Johnson Visits Yerkes Research Center (04/10/2012)

Chimpanzees Are Spontaneously Generous After All (08/08/2011)

Chimpanzees' Contagious Yawning Shows Empathy, Not Just Sleepiness (04/07/2011)

Chimp and Bonobo Study Gives Clues to the Social Brain (04/05/2011)

Chimpanzees Console Family Members And Friends (06/25/2010)

Chimpanzees Follow Actions Of High-Status Individuals (05/20/2010)

Yerkes Researchers Discover Capuchin Monkeys Can Recognize Familiar Faces In Photographs (12/02/2009)

Yerkes Researchers Discover Capuchin Monkeys Can Sustain Group-Wide Social Traditions (11/18/2009)

Yerkes Study Shows Chimpanzees Respond Empathetically to Animations (09/09/2009)

Yerkes Researcher Discusses Mental Similarities Between Humans and Other Animals (07/09/2009)

Yerkes Researchers Identify Parallel Mechanism Monkeys And Humans Use To Recognize Faces (06/25/2009)

Yerkes Researchers Create Animal Model of Chronic Stress (09/03/2008)

Yerkes Researchers Find Monkeys Enjoy Giving to Others (08/25/2008)

Yerkes Researchers Find Link Between Psychological Stress and Overeating (05/13/2008)

Yerkes Researchers Find Sex Differences in Monkey Toy Preferences Similar to Humans (04/10/2008)

Yerkes Researchers Identify Language Feature Unique To Human Brain (03/25/2008)

Yerkes Researchers Find Brain Area Critical for Chimpanzee Communication Corresponds to Area Responsible for Human Communication (03/06/2008)

Yerkes Researchers Recognize Sense of Fairness in Nonhuman Primates (11/05/2007)

Yerkes Researchers' Use of Functional Brain Imaging Shows Similarities and Differences in the Mental Lives of Chimps and Humans (10/11/2007)

Ape Gestures Offer Clues to Evolution of Human Communication (04/30/2007)

Chimpanzee Facial Expressions are Helping Researchers Understand Human Emotional Communication (03/23/2007)

New Findings Show Chimpanzees, Like Humans, Learn Arbitrary Behaviors Through Social Observationinson (10/31/2006)

First Evidence to Show Elephants, Like Humans, Apes and Dolphins, Recognize Themselves in the Mirror (10/30/2006)

Chimpanzees Can Transmit Cultural Behavior to Multiple "Generations" (08/28/2006)

Chimpanzees Can Transmit Cultural Behavior to Multiple "Generations" (08/21/2006)

Monkeys See More Than a Stranger in the Mirror (07/18/2005)

Breast Cancer Drug Tamoxifen Increases Anxiety Behaviors in Female Nonhuman Primates (04/08/2005)

Chimpanzees Show Quality of Relationship Drives Sense of Fairness (01/25/2005)

Yerkes Researchers Discover Basis for Determining Handedness in Chimpanzees (12/05/2004)

Understanding rhythm of eye movements may increase accuracy of eye-tracking diagnoses

Young Apes Manage Emotions Like Humans