We’re All Fucked Now: Baboons Can Read

Not really. But, unlike some the human clients my friend the editrix deals with, baboons can tell whether a group of letters do or do not form a word.

WARNING! DANGER! BABOON PHOTO AT LINK.

I really, really, really hate baboons. But this is a fascinating study by a scientists who’s trying to figure out how humans learn to read and what parts of our brains we use to read. Since you can read, you really should check out the article. Literacy is one of the best things human have come with, ever.

Thanks, Rob!

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