Imagine a gorgeous day with the sun beaming down on your face. It’s a pleasant afternoon for a saunter, passing through crosswalks and roads that span the city. Unfortunately, your tranquility is suddenly shattered.
Human behaviors can be difficult to understand. Overly aggressive behaviors, extreme anxiety, and depression may be linked to cognitive issues that require intervention. Studying psychopathic traits in chimpanzees can potentially help us better assess mental health concerns. Read more to learn how this animal model plays an important role in research!
Being very genetically similar to humans, primate models that are natural hosts of viruses similar to HIV may be the key to furthering AIDS research.