Hug Power

After a bad experience, the best thing you can do is get a big comforting hug from someone who?s close to you. Chimps do it, so we can too.

Researcher Orlaith Fraser Fraser and his team observed 22 adult chimps at a UK zoo for 18 months. They paid special attention to what happened after the animals had an argument and noticed that about half the time, the loser would be consoled by another member of the group.
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