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The son of Chinese immigrants, he had an itinerant upbringing in the rural Midwest.
So pulling the lever was to some degree an act of altruism, or at least of strategic cooperation.
If, for instance, the price of Jell-O fell (two cubes instead of one per token), would the capuchin buy more Jell-O and fewer grapes?
The capuchins responded rationally to tests like this -- that is, they responded the way most readers of The Times would respond.
"The capuchin has a small brain, and it's pretty much focused on food and sex," says Keith Chen, a Yale economist who, along with Laurie Santos, a psychologist, is exploiting these natural desires -- well, the desire for food at least -- to teach the capuchins to buy grapes, apples and Jell-O.
"You should really think of a capuchin as a bottomless stomach of want," Chen says.
The stooge blithely pulled her lever over and over, never failing to dump a marshmallow into the other monkey's cage.