Chimpanzee (Pan troglodytes) relational matching: playing by their own (analogical) rules.

  title={Chimpanzee (Pan troglodytes) relational matching: playing by their own (analogical) rules.},
  author={Timothy M. Flemming and Erica Hoy Kennedy},
  journal={Journal of comparative psychology},
  volume={125 2},
Chimpanzees (Pan troglodytes) have been known to exhibit rudimentary abilities in analogical reasoning (Flemming, Beran, Thompson, Kleider, & Washburn, 2008; Gillian, Premack, & Woodruff, 1981; Haun & Call, 2009; Thompson & Oden, 2000; Thompson, Oden, & Boysen, 1997). With a wide array of individual differences, little can be concluded about the species' capacity for analogies, much less their strategies employed for solving such problems. In this study, we examined analogical strategies in 3… CONTINUE READING
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