Same/Different Concept Learning by Capuchin Monkeys in Matching-to-Sample Tasks

  title={Same/Different Concept Learning by Capuchin Monkeys in Matching-to-Sample Tasks},
  author={Valentina Truppa and E Piano Mortari and Duilio Garofoli and Sara Privitera and Elisabetta Visalberghi},
  booktitle={PloS one},
The ability to understand similarities and analogies is a fundamental aspect of human advanced cognition. Although subject of considerable research in comparative cognition, the extent to which nonhuman species are capable of analogical reasoning is still debated. This study examined the conditions under which tufted capuchin monkeys (Cebus apella) acquire a same/different concept in a matching-to-sample task on the basis of relational similarity among multi-item stimuli. We evaluated (i) the… CONTINUE READING
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