Distributed Cognition in Apes


Socio-cognitive complexity, as manifest in dynamic multi-party interactions, is central to many theories of hominid cognitive evolution. To assess the rudiments of these abilities in apes, we chose to study the triadic interaction known as “social tool use”. In this scenario, one animal (the User) is said to interact with a second (the Tool) to in some way… (More)


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