Animal cognition: Monkeys pass the mirror test

Koji Toda, Michael L. Platt

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Abstract

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.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)R64-R66
JournalCurrent Biology
Volume25
Issue number2
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2015 Jan 19
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • General Biochemistry,Genetics and Molecular Biology
  • General Agricultural and Biological Sciences

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