How Do Children Solve Aesop's Fable?

@inproceedings{Cheke2012HowDC,
  title={How Do Children Solve Aesop's Fable?},
  author={Lucy G Cheke and Elsa Loissel and Nicola S. Clayton},
  booktitle={PloS one},
  year={2012}
}
Studies on members of the crow family using the "Aesop's Fable" paradigm have revealed remarkable abilities in these birds, and suggested a mechanism by which associative learning and folk physics may interact when learning new problems. In the present study, children between 4 and 10 years of age were tested on the same tasks as the birds. Overall the performance of the children between 5-7-years was similar to that of the birds, while children from 8-years were able to succeed in all tasks… CONTINUE READING
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