Understanding of the relationship between seeing and knowing by tufted capuchin monkeys (Cebus apella)

@article{Kuroshima2001UnderstandingOT,
  title={Understanding of the relationship between seeing and knowing by tufted capuchin monkeys (Cebus apella)},
  author={Hika Kuroshima and Kazuo Fujita and Akira Fuyuki and Tsuyuka Masuda},
  journal={Animal Cognition},
  year={2001},
  volume={5},
  pages={41-48}
}
Abstract. The ability of four tufted capuchin monkeys (Cebus apella) to recognize the causal connection between seeing and knowing was investigated. The subjects were trained to follow a suggestion about the location of hidden food provided by a trainer who knew where the food was (the knower) in preference to a trainer who did not (the guesser). The experimenter baited one of three opaque containers behind a cardboard screen so that the subjects could not see which of the containers hid the… 
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