Chimpanzee problem-solving: a test for comprehension.

@article{Premack1978ChimpanzeePA,
  title={Chimpanzee problem-solving: a test for comprehension.},
  author={David Premack and Guy Woodruff},
  journal={Science},
  year={1978},
  volume={202 4367},
  pages={532-5}
}
An adult chimpanzee was shown videotaped scenes of a human actor struggling with one of eight problems and was then shown two photographs, one of which depicted an action or an object (or both) that could constitute a solution to the problem. On seven of the eight problems, the animal consistently chose the correct photograph. This test problem-solving comprehension permits the animal's knowledge about problem-solving--its ability to infer the nature of problems and to recognize potential… CONTINUE READING

From This Paper

Topics from this paper.

Citations

Publications citing this paper.
Showing 1-10 of 75 extracted citations

Unraveling Fairness : Do As Thou Expecteth

Filippas Exadaktylos, Hannes Koppel, Lauri Sääksvuori
2009
View 3 Excerpts
Highly Influenced

White matter hyperintensities associated with small vessel disease impair social cognition beside attention and memory.

Journal of cerebral blood flow and metabolism : official journal of the International Society of Cerebral Blood Flow and Metabolism • 2018
View 1 Excerpt

Similar Papers

Loading similar papers…