4 Total Quotes

Elizabeth Lonsdorf Quotes

We found that mothers showed no differential behavior toward their sons versus their daughters. They weren't being nasty to their sons or encouraging to their daughters.
Elizabeth Lonsdorf
#Behavior

Each gender may be innately better at certain tasks, but that doesn't mean that they aren't capable of trying any task.
Elizabeth Lonsdorf
#Trying

Female chimps that we studied tended to learn the skill about 27 months earlier than male chimps,
Elizabeth Lonsdorf
#Skill

Female chimps that we studied tended to learn the skill about 27 months earlier than male chimps. Little girl chimps at the termite mound, even at very young ages, tended to watch their mothers more and pay close attention, while little boy chimps were off kind of playing around in the trees and doing somersaults.
Elizabeth Lonsdorf
#Skill