Metacognition in the Rat

  title={Metacognition in the Rat},
  author={Allison L. Foote and Jonathon D. Crystal},
  journal={Current Biology},
The ability to reflect on one's own mental processes, termed metacognition, is a defining feature of human existence [1, 2]. Consequently, a fundamental question in comparative cognition is whether nonhuman animals have knowledge of their own cognitive states [3]. Recent evidence suggests that people and nonhuman primates [4-8] but not less "cognitively sophisticated" species [3, 9, 10] are capable of metacognition. Here, we demonstrate for the first time that rats are capable of metacognition… CONTINUE READING
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