Comparing the Complex Cognition of Birds and Primates

@inproceedings{Emery2004ComparingTC,
  title={Comparing the Complex Cognition of Birds and Primates},
  author={Nicholas J Emery and Nicola S. Clayton},
  year={2004}
}
At first glance, birds and non-human primates (hereafter primates) seem very different. Birds have beaks, feathers, produce offspring that gestate in shells, and can fly. Primates are covered in hair, have forward facing eyes and grasping hands, and while some are arboreal, none of them can fly. Although there are vast morphological differences between the two groups, there is growing evidence of strong similarities in their mental abilities, particularly in the realm of advanced cognitive… CONTINUE READING

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