Do monkeys choose to choose?

Abstract

Both empirical and anecdotal evidence supports the idea that choice is preferred by humans. Previous research has demonstrated that this preference extends to nonhuman animals, but it remains largely unknown whether animals will actively seek out or prefer opportunities to choose. Here we explored the issue of whether capuchin and rhesus monkeys choose to… (More)
DOI: 10.3758/s13420-014-0135-0

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@article{Perdue2014DoMC, title={Do monkeys choose to choose?}, author={Bonnie M Perdue and Theodore Alfred Evans and David A. Washburn and Duane M. Rumbaugh and Michael Beran}, journal={Learning & behavior}, year={2014}, volume={42 2}, pages={164-75} }