Chimpanzee 'folk physics': bringing failures into focus.

@article{Seed2012ChimpanzeeP,
  title={Chimpanzee 'folk physics': bringing failures into focus.},
  author={Amanda M Seed and Eleanor Seddon and Bl{\'a}thnaid Greene and Josep Call},
  journal={Philosophical transactions of the Royal Society of London. Series B, Biological sciences},
  year={2012},
  volume={367 1603},
  pages={2743-52}
}
Differences between individuals are the raw material from which theories of the evolution and ontogeny of cognition are built. For example, when 4-year-old children pass a test requiring them to communicate the content of another's falsely held belief, while 3-year-olds fail, we know that something must change over the course of the third year of life. In the search for what develops or evolves, the typical route is to probe the extents and limits of successful individuals' ability. Another is… CONTINUE READING