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Chimpanzees: Self-Recognition
After prolonged exposure to their reflected images in mirrors, chimpanzees marked with red dye showed evidence of being able to recognize their own reflections. Monkeys did not appear to have thisExpand
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Contagious yawning: the role of self-awareness and mental state attribution.
Contagious yawning is a common, but poorly understood phenomenon. We hypothesized that contagious yawning is part of a more general phenomenon known as mental state attribution (i.e. the ability toExpand
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Self‐awareness and the emergence of mind in primates
  • G. Gallup
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • American journal of primatology
  • 1982
To date humans, chimpanzees, and orangutans are the only species which have been shown capable of recognizing themselves in mirrors. Several species of macaques have now been provided with years ofExpand
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The frontal lobes are necessary for 'theory of mind'.
Patients with limited focal frontal and nonfrontal lesions were tested for visual perspective taking and detecting deception. Frontal lobe lesions impaired the ability to infer mental states inExpand
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Where am I? The neurological correlates of self and other.
Although still controversial, there is growing evidence that information about the self is processed in the right hemisphere, specifically the right frontal lobe. It has also been hypothesized thatExpand
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Tonic Immobility as an Evolved Predator Defense: Implications for Sexual Assault Survivors
This article reviews research concerning the possible relationship between tonic immobility (TI) and human reactions to sexual assault. This review includes a description of the characteristicExpand
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Self-recognition and the right prefrontal cortex
Although the anatomical and functional substrates subserving face recognition have been subject to extensive investigation, the underpinnings of self-face recognition are not well understood. GivenExpand
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Left hand advantage in a self-face recognition task
Subjects were exposed to pictures of self and others (e.g., friend, stranger, and famous people) to determine if there was an advantage in reaction time and accuracy in identifying the self. It wasExpand
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Factor structure of the Tonic Immobility Scale in female sexual assault survivors: an exploratory and Confirmatory Factor Analysis.
Tonic immobility (TI) is an involuntary component of the fear response that is characterized by freezing or immobility in situations involving extreme fear coupled with physical restraint. TheExpand
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Variation in Risk Taking Behavior Among Female College Students as a Function of the Menstrual Cycle
Abstract There is some evidence that women are less likely to be raped during the mid-portion of the menstrual cycle. In order to determine if women might be behaving in ways to decrease theirExpand
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