Object Permanence in Adult Cats ( Felis catus )

  title={Object Permanence in Adult Cats ( Felis catus )},
  author={François Y. Dor{\'e}},
Human analog tests of object permanence were administered to adult cats in order to assess as accurately as possible their developmental level in this particular cognitive capacity and to analyze their search behavior in situations in which an object has disappeared. Experiment 1 compared two groups, one that received the tests in their usual order of presentation and another that received first the invisible displacement tests and then the visible displacement tests. The results are… CONTINUE READING
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