The Subjects (00:34)
Psychology professionals create an experiment in which a human infant and a young chimpanzee spend six months in the same living environment.
Upright Walking is Well Developed (01:08)
The infant and chimp are stable during upright walking. See footage of the pair walking hand-in-hand.
Looking at Colored Pictures (01:29)
See how the infant and the chimp respond to picture-book images shown by an adult.
The infant and chimp climb several objects including stairs and a ladder.
Eating and Drinking (01:49)
The infant and the chimp can sit upright to eat and drink.
Organized Play (01:31)
An adult places the infant and the chimp face-to-face and gives them a ball to roll back and forth.
Responses to the Command "Show Me Your Nose" (00:36)
An adult ask the chimp and the infant to point to their own nose; see how each responds.
Interest in Animals (01:15)
See how the infant and the chimp respond to animals, and how they play with them at this early stage of development.
Attempts at "Writing" (01:27)
An adult sits the infant and the chimp in a chair with a table and gives them paper and a pencil; see how they respond.
By the end of the experiment, psychologists find that the infant and the chimp have a strong attachment to one another.
Credits: Some General Reactions of a Human and a Chimpanzee Infant after 6 Months in the Same Environment (00:03)
Credits: Some General Reactions of a Human and a Chimpanzee Infant after 6 Months in the Same Environment
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