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The thinking horse: cognition and perception reviewed.

  title={The thinking horse: cognition and perception reviewed.},
  author={Evelyn B. Hanggi},
  • Evelyn B. Hanggi
  • Published 2005
  • Psychology
  • Cognition and perception in horses has often been misunderstood. Not only in the past but even today, people proclaim that horses react only by instinct, that they are just conditioned-response animals, that they lack advanced cognitive ability, and that they have poor visual capabilities (e.g., acuity, color vision, depth perception). Until relatively recently, there was little scientific evidence to address such beliefs. Change, however, is underway as scientific and public interest in all… CONTINUE READING

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