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Episodic-like memory during cache recovery by scrub jays
The recollection of past experiences allows us to recall what a particular event was, and where and when it occurred,, a form of memory that is thought to be unique to humans. It is known, however,Expand
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Cognitive dysfunction in psychiatric disorders: characteristics, causes and the quest for improved therapy
Studies of psychiatric disorders have traditionally focused on emotional symptoms such as depression, anxiety and hallucinations. However, poorly controlled cognitive deficits are equally prominentExpand
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The Mentality of Crows: Convergent Evolution of Intelligence in Corvids and Apes
Discussions of the evolution of intelligence have focused on monkeys and apes because of their close evolutionary relationship to humans. Other large-brained social animals, such as corvids, alsoExpand
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The evolution of self-control
Significance Although scientists have identified surprising cognitive flexibility in animals and potentially unique features of human psychology, we know less about the selective forces that favorExpand
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Can animals recall the past and plan for the future?
According to the 'mental time travel hypothesis' animals, unlike humans, cannot mentally travel backwards in time to recollect specific past events (episodic memory) or forwards to anticipate futureExpand
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Cognitive adaptations of social bonding in birds
The ‘social intelligence hypothesis’ was originally conceived to explain how primates may have evolved their superior intellect and large brains when compared with other animals. Although some birdsExpand
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Interacting Cache memories: evidence for flexible memory use by Western Scrub-Jays (Aphelocoma californica).
When Western Scrub-Jays (Aphelocoma californica) cached and recovered perishable crickets, N. S. Clayton, K. S. Yu, and A. Dickinson (2001) reported that the jays rapidly learned to search for freshExpand
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Elements of episodic-like memory in animals.
A number of psychologists have suggested that episodic memory is a uniquely human phenomenon and, until recently, there was little evidence that animals could recall a unique past experience and respond appropriately. Expand
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Episodic future thinking in 3- to 5-year-old children: The ability to think of what will be needed from a different point of view
Assessing children's episodic future thinking by having them select items for future use may be assessing their functional reasoning about the future rather than their future episodic thinking. In anExpand
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Planning for the future by western scrub-jays
Knowledge of and planning for the future is a complex skill that is considered by many to be uniquely human. We are not born with it; children develop a sense of the future at around the age of twoExpand
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