Who's smarter -- a Duke student or a monkey? :: Bill Frakes/SI
A recent study at Duke pitted two monkeys (Boxer and Feinstein) against 14 students in a contest of mental addition, where each group had to add two sets of dots that were briefly flashed on a computer screen. The results -- about a tie. For their trouble, the monkeys were given a sip of Kool-Aid while the students received a respectable football team $10 each
We're not sure if this is more funny or weird. We're leaning toward the latter.
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