Elements of episodic-like memory in animals.

@article{Clayton2001ElementsOE,
  title={Elements of episodic-like memory in animals.},
  author={Nicola S. Clayton and D. P. Griffiths and Nathan J. Emery and Anthony Dickinson},
  journal={Philosophical transactions of the Royal Society of London. Series B, Biological sciences},
  year={2001},
  volume={356 1413},
  pages={
          1483-91
        }
}
A number of psychologists have suggested that episodic memory is a uniquely human phenomenon and, until recently, there was little evidence that animals could recall a unique past experience and respond appropriately. Experiments on food-caching memory in scrub jays question this assumption. On the basis of a single caching episode, scrub jays can remember when and where they cached a variety of foods that differ in the rate at which they degrade, in a way that is inexplicable by relative… CONTINUE READING

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