Animal cognition and animal behaviour

  title={Animal cognition and animal behaviour},
  author={Sara J. Shettleworth},
  journal={Animal Behaviour},
Cognitive processes such as perception, learning, memory and decision making play an important role in mate choice, foraging and many other behaviours. In this review, I summarize a few key ideas about animal cognition developed in a recent book (Shettleworth 1998, Cognition, Evolution and Behaviour) and briefly review some areas in which interdisciplinary research on animal cognition is currently proving especially productive. Cognition, broadly defined, includes all ways in which animals take… CONTINUE READING

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