Chimps can understand humans’ mental illness

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-AFP


Web Desk: People across the world are looking for someone who can understand their mental illness. But it is not necessary that you need only human to tackle illness. Certain species have personality trait similar to humans, and can be used to improve mental health.

Researchers have showed that he brain structure and personalities of chimp can help understand human mental illness better, because their personalities also shape as a response to neural and genetic factors.

The researcher’s finding can facilitate a better understanding of brain structure in humans and its link to mental health issues. They also determined that a larger hippocampus led to increased ‘alpha’ behavior which means lower self-regulation.

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