Animal Behaviour: Friendship Enhances Trust in Chimpanzees

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Abstract

Individuals that participate in exchanges with delayed rewards can be exploited if their partners don't reciprocate. In humans, friendships are built on trust, and trust enhances cooperation. New evidence suggests that close social bonds also enhance trust in chimpanzees.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)R76-R78
JournalCurrent Biology
Volume26
Issue number2
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 25 2016

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology(all)
  • Agricultural and Biological Sciences(all)

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