Cognitive ability and awareness in domestic animals and decisions about obligations to animals

@inproceedings{Broom2010CognitiveAA,
  title={Cognitive ability and awareness in domestic animals and decisions about obligations to animals},
  author={Donald Maurice Broom},
  year={2010}
}
Observation of behaviour, especially social behaviour, and experimental studies of learning and brain function give us information about the complexity of concepts that animals have. In order to learn to obtain a resource or carry out an action, domestic animals may: relate stimuli such as human words to the reward, perform sequences of actions including navigation or detours, discriminate amongst other individuals, copy the actions of other individuals, distinguish between individuals who do… CONTINUE READING

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