Animal Cognition
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Genetic Relatedness
“Let us hope that Mr. Darwin is wrong [about humans being related to
apes]. But if he is right, let us hope it does not become generally
know.”
- Victorian Lady
Arguments for humans being different
from chimpanzees
 Only humans use tools.
 Only humans possess language.
 Only humans form complex mental concepts of a
certain level.
Tool Use
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Language
 Production of speech
 Non-speech systems
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Versatility
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Intelligence
 Self-recognition
 “theory of mind”
 Mental rotation
 Abstract concepts
Insight or Instinct?
 Plastic tube and sweet
 Stacking boxes
 Washing sweet potatoes
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Animal Cognition