Jennifer Viegas' report "Chimps put passion in their communications" takes a look at a recent CHCI publication. Click here to read the research article.
CHCI Director, Dr. Mary Lee Jensvold calls the NIH recommendations regarding Chimpanzees "a watershed moment". Click Here to Read the Yakima Herald Article
Click here to read our latest article Use of gesture sequences in captive chimpanzee (Pan troglodytes) play by Maureen S. McCarthy, Mary Lee A. Jensvold, & Deborah H. Fouts in the journal Animal Cognition.
Click here to read former graduate student Maureen McCarthy's tribute to Washoe on Scientific American's blog.
Jessica Hartel, a graduate of CHCI, writes of her experience studying chimpanzees in Uganda. Click here to read her article.
Project Nim, a documentary film directed by James Marsh, is the story of scientist Herb Terrace and his experiment - initiated in December, 1973 - to teach sign language to a chimpanzee named Nim. It is also a gut-wrenching tale of what we humans do to chimpanzees in captivity.
Read more of this article--written by CHCI director Dr. Mary Lee Jensvold--from the Animal Welfare Institute.