Animal cognition: monkeys pass the mirror test.


Journal Article

A new study finds that rhesus monkeys display self-recognition behaviors toward a mirror after multimodal sensory-motor training. This finding closes a prior gap in the evolutionary continuity of animal cognition and opens new frontiers for exploring the neurobiological basis of self-awareness.

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Cited Authors

  • Toda, K; Platt, ML

Published Date

  • January 19, 2015

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 25 / 2

Start / End Page

  • R64 - R66

PubMed ID

  • 25602304

Pubmed Central ID

  • 25602304

Electronic International Standard Serial Number (EISSN)

  • 1879-0445

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1016/j.cub.2014.12.005


  • eng

Conference Location

  • England