Sex categorization of conspecific pictures in Japanese monkeys (Macaca fuscata)

  title={Sex categorization of conspecific pictures in Japanese monkeys (Macaca fuscata)},
  author={Reiko Koba and Akihiro Izumi},
  journal={Animal Cognition},
We investigated whether monkeys discriminate the sex of individuals from their pictures. Whole-body pictures of adult and nonadult monkeys were used as stimuli. Two male Japanese monkeys were trained for a two-choice sex categorization task in which each of two choice pictures were assigned to male and female, respectively. Following the training, the monkeys were presented with novel monkey pictures, and whether they had acquired the categorization task was tested. The results suggested that… CONTINUE READING

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