The More A Chimp Throws Poop, The Smarter He Is

You already know that chimps have been known to throw their own poop, but as it turns out, the more often they throw it and the better they aim, the smarter they happen to be. As it turns out, the poop throwing might be specifically related to the part of their brains that handle communication:
The chimps who throw their poop the most frequently and most accurately not only have the largest and best developed motor cortex — duh — but also comparatively well-connected and developed Broca’s areas and left hemispheres in general. If that wasn’t enough, the kicker is that the specific areas and connections that are well-connected and developed are the same ones that play important parts in speech for humans.

I wonder what the results indicate about humans who are good at communication.

Link Via Geekosystem

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