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The Cognitive Animal

Empirical and Theoretical Perspectives on Animal Cognition

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Published by The MIT Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Animal behaviour,
  • Cognition & cognitive psychology,
  • Animal Intelligence,
  • Cognitive Psychology,
  • Science,
  • Psychology,
  • Experimental Psychology,
  • Life Sciences - Zoology - General,
  • Psychology & Psychiatry / Cognitive Psychology,
  • Cognition in animals

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsMarc Bekoff (Editor), Colin Allen (Editor), Gordon M. Burghardt (Editor)
    The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages504
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9435426M
    ISBN 100262025140
    ISBN 109780262025140

    It was a successful experiment. Much of the evidence has come from studies of sequence learning in which The Cognitive Animal book "rule" consists of the order in which a series of events occurs. The topics include but are not limited to definitions of cognition, the role of anecdotes in the study of animal cognition, anthropomorphism, attention, perception, learning, memory, thinking, consciousness, intentionality, communication, planning, play, aggression, dominance, predation, recognition, assessment of self and others, social knowledge, empathy, conflict resolution, reproduction, parent-young interactions and caregiving, ecology, evolution, kin selection, and neuroethology. The smokers faced a more difficult quandary. There are documented stories of elephants finding people who were lost.

    He went on to earn a master's degree from Wesleyan University inwhere he worked with David McClellandand a The Cognitive Animal book. Rico was able to recognize different objects, mostly balls and toys. In other words, Morgan believed that anthropomorphic approaches to animal behavior were fallacious, and that people should only consider behaviour as, for example, rational, purposive or affectionate, if there is no other explanation in terms of the behaviours of more primitive life-forms to which we do not attribute those faculties. A number of experiments have reproduced this effect in animal subjects. Concepts enable humans and animals to organize the world into functional groups; the groups may be composed of perceptually similar objects or events, diverse things that have a common function, relationships such as same versus different, or relations among relations such as analogies. System 1 is fast and intuitive, relying on mental shortcuts in thinking—called heuristics —to navigate the world more efficiently.

    Sally The Cognitive Animal book switch to a filter-tipped brand and delude herself into believing that the filter traps the cancer-producing materials. The topics include but are not limited to definitions of cognition, the role of anecdotes in the study of animal cognition, anthropomorphism, attention, perception, learning, memory, thinking, consciousness, intentionality, communication, planning, play, aggression, dominance, predation, recognition, assessment of self and others, social knowledge, empathy, conflict resolution, reproduction, parent-young interactions and caregiving, ecology, evolution, kin selection, and neuroethology. One pod that desperately needed a young, healthy female had their only young female killed by massive hemorrhaging in her ear canals. Frankly, it all deals a pretty fierce wallop to our sense of specialness.


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This was a relatively accurate reflection of the capability of corvids to understand water displacement. Other people do not want animals to be conscious because it makes it easier for us to do things to animals that would be hard to do if we knew they were unhappy and suffering. The question really is, do other species have mental experiences or do they sense things without having any sensation of what they are experiencing?

After they had learned this task fairly well, the outcome was reversed: items in set B led to food and items in set A did not. In "blocking", for example, an animal is conditioned to respond to one stimulus "A" by pairing that stimulus with reward or punishment.

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Chaser learned words at a much slower rate than a human child. The animals had to be taught to be as stupid as we assumed they were. They see that some wolves are very assertive and aggressive and other wolves forbear.

Following are summaries of some of the major areas of research in animal cognition.Dec 09,  · The fifty-seven original essays in this book provide a comprehensive overview of the interdisciplinary field of animal cognition.

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