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Tetsuro MATSUZAWA Professor, Section of Language and Intelligence, Department of Behavioral and Brain Sciences, Primate Research Institute, Kyoto University


Has been studying chimpanzee intelligence both in the laboratory and in the wild and tries to synthesize the field work and the laboratory work to understand the nature of chimpanzees 1978 "Ai Project" started and has been focusing on the language-like skills and the concept of numbers established in a female chimpanzee since 1986 studying the behavior of wild chimpanzees in their natural habitat in Bossou and Nimba, Guinea, West Africa