Photo: Monkeys, College Kids Score About the Same on Math Test



Feinstein (pictured) was one of two adult female rhesus monkeys to perform basic addition in a study published in the December 2007 issue of the journal PLoS Biology.

The monkeys scored about the same as college students in a basic adding test, scientists said.

Photograph by Evan MacLean/Courtesy Duke University


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