Thursday, January 07, 2010

Grooming behaviour

Insights into primate social grooming. Yeah. That could be why I was attracted to becoming a manual therapist/HUMAN primate social groomer. I don't like fighting. I'd rather preemptively groom instead. Gives me some sort of illusion of control over a boundary between me and others in my troop who are much bigger/stronger. It makes sense in certain ways, especially if it works. Why it's not considered "smart".. I do not know. I'd call it social intelligence which has been underestimated.

Primates’ Social Intelligence Overestimated: Primates Groom Others If Afraid They'd Lose in a Fight With Them

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