Judgement of conceptual identity in monkeys

Bovet, Pr D and Vauclair, Pr J (2001) Judgement of conceptual identity in monkeys. [Journal (Paginated)]

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Baboons (Papio anubis) were tested on categorization tasks at two different conceptual levels. The monkeys showed their ability (1) to judge as identical or different the objects belonging to two categories, on a perceptual basis, and (2) to perform a judgment of conceptual identity—that is, to use the same/different relation between two previously learned categories. This latter experiment represents the first demonstration of judgment of conceptual identity in a monkey species

Item Type:Journal (Paginated)
Keywords:monkeys, conceptual identity, categorization, analogy
Subjects:Psychology > Comparative Psychology
ID Code:3589
Deposited By: Vauclair, Pr Jacques
Deposited On:06 May 2004
Last Modified:11 Mar 2011 08:55


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