Chimpanzees Show Ability To Plan Route In Mazes, Indicating Capacity To Plan For The Future

ATLANTA—Chimpanzees are capable of some degree of planning for the future, in a manner similar to human children, while some species of monkeys struggle with this task, according to researchers at Georgia State University, Wofford College and Agnes Scott College.

Their findings were published on March 23 in the Journal of Comparative Psychology.

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Sewage Infected With Ebola Virus May Require Longer Holding Period, Researchers Find

ATLANTA–Storing Ebola-infected sewage for a week at 86° Fahrenheit or higher should allow enough time for more than 99.99 percent of the virus to die, though lower ambient temperatures may require a longer holding period, according to a new study by researchers at Georgia State University’s School of Public Health.

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Blend Of Mental Practice And Physical Therapy Effective Treatment For Stroke, Research Shows

Posted On April 10, 2015
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ATLANTA—A combination of mental practice and physical therapy is an effective treatment for people recovering from a stroke, according to researchers at Georgia State University.

The findings, published on March 30 in the journal Frontiers in Human Neuroscience, examine how the brains of stroke patients change after treatment.

Mental practice and physical therapy are interventions… more »