Networking ability a family trait in monkeys’ brain

Networking ability a family trait in monkeys’ brain

Networking ability a family trait in monkeys’ brain.

Two years of painstaking observation on the social interactions of a troop of free-ranging monkeys and an analysis of their family trees has found signs of natural selection affecting the behavior of the descendants.

Genes by themselves don’t determine your social standing but social success comes from some combination of social skills and temperament, which appear to have a genetic basis.