Mirror guided behavior in Japanese monkeys (Macaca fuscata fuscata)

@article{Itakura2006MirrorGB,
  title={Mirror guided behavior in Japanese monkeys (Macaca fuscata fuscata)},
  author={Shoji Itakura},
  journal={Primates},
  year={2006},
  volume={28},
  pages={149-161}
}
Two male Japanese monkeys were trained to use a mirror to reach an object that could not be seen directly. Training to use a mirror in this way proceeded, step-by-step, from reaching a piece of apple to key-tracking. In Experiment 1 the monkeys were trained to use the mirror to locate a desired object, a piece of apple in a box facing the mirror, which could be seen only by looking into the mirror. The apple, once located, however, could be grasped without further reference to the mirror. This… CONTINUE READING

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