Picture processing in tufted capuchin monkeys (Cebus apella).

@article{Truppa2009PicturePI,
  title={Picture processing in tufted capuchin monkeys (Cebus apella).},
  author={Valentina Truppa and Giovanna M Spinozzi and Tommaso Stegagno and Jo{\"e}l Fagot},
  journal={Behavioural processes},
  year={2009},
  volume={82 2},
  pages={140-52}
}
Although pictures are frequently used in place of real objects to investigate various aspects of cognition in different non-human species, there is little evidence that animals treat pictorial stimuli as representations of the real objects. In the present study, we carried out four experiments designed to assess picture processing in tufted capuchin monkeys (Cebus apella), using a simultaneous Matching-to-Sample (MTS) task. The results of the first three experiments indicate that capuchins are… CONTINUE READING

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