Chimps Vs. Children

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+40 1. traudong commented 10 years ago

children did so because they were told to do so. The researchers didnt tell children to take the gummy bear the quickest way, right? So chimps cant be "smarter than children", right? Or did I miss something?
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+20 2. c2quad commented 10 years ago

Hey that chimp seems to be an adult & Vs 7-8 years old kid ,that was the max acts you can expect from such kids.
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+9 3. besavednotlost commented 10 years ago

This just shows that having children is easier than having chimps. Children try to earn their reward, chimps just take the treat whitout earning it. :D
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+9 4. badboy007 commented 10 years ago

so chimps win
ok next video please
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+5 5. Zumo commented 10 years ago

I'm really surprised! ::(|)
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+11 6. mydixiewrecked commented 10 years ago

great our children are dumber than ape's
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+10 7. Baboon commented 10 years ago

Humans are much more complex than apes, by achieving the exact steps as tought previously, children are socialising in a much higher intelligence sphere with theirs teachers, it shows respect, trust and a tremendous hunger for learning more.

Now ask the child to find his own way through with the transparent box, I'm sure the result will be more surprising.
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+7 8. kenziestav commented 10 years ago

I wish I could hug a monkey. :(|)
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+1 9. Gringo_el_Diablo commented 10 years ago

If I was the kid I would eat the monkey to show the other monkeys who's in charge...
Am I Smarter or Dumber???? Either way I am KING KONG!
#8 same here :(|)
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+3 10. Rigel commented 10 years ago

The children failed cause they got gummy bears instead of starburst, i think its a matter of motivation.
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+2 11. csapogergely commented 10 years ago

obviously our education system depends on this pattern: you hear something, you memorize it, then you give it back in a form of action or in words to the teacher

so the whole system makes you think less in a way, instead of teaching you how to use your mind
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0 12. marty44a commented 10 years ago

Obvuisly children are smarter because he said : Copy what I do
Or : Get the gummy bear , LIKE HOW I DO .. So he does the ticking thing and the chlidren copy the ape failed because he DIDN'T COPY ! :S
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+2 13. kaleemyork commented 10 years ago

all are cute children :*
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-3 14. bugattiboy253 commented 10 years ago

stupid asian
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-3 15. makbeth commented 10 years ago

Those kids look american, thats hardly a fair representation:p

No I jest, but I do think that we over-coddle our young. Ours is a culture that orders take away, leaves sex education to schools, hire people to cut the grass/fix the computer etc. All to many of us are readily prepared to pass the buck when it comes to these things. We dont want to learn, we want to pay a guy to solve the problem and then get back to our own affairs.

Children are tought to do as they are told to make our lives easier. And of course, we punish them when they do things wrong. Unless they were told they could use the puzzle any way they wished, while that adult sat right beside them there is no way they would "cheat" for fear they would get into trouble.

You would be amazed at what kids truly commprehend when presented with a literal representation of a situation, its only when they encounter our metaphorical/sarcastic/idiosincratic way of phrasing things that a difficulty arises. Children dont just interact with the box, they are interacting with the adult also. They can clearly see how to get the sweet, but this adult who is sitting here has told them otherwise. They are processing two scenarios. one where they get a sweet and all is well, and one where they get a sweet slightly quicker but enrage the authority figure.
Leave the box in the playground seemingly unattended and see what happens.
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0 16. kabertz commented 10 years ago

children tend to copy everything they see from adults' actions because they know it is always right. that's why they immitate these actions.

that's how they learn. whether good or bad actions, it's up to you.. ;)
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0 17. Usdevildoggmc commented 10 years ago

More proof that we are conditioned for slavery... You will one day know what I'm talking about >:) Maybe soon.....
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0 18. tigg47 commented 10 years ago

And this is exactly why so many ppl still believe in god.