TITLE

Logical structures of young chimpanzees' spontaneous object grouping

AUTHOR(S)
Poti, Patrizia
PUB. DATE
February 1997
SOURCE
International Journal of Primatology;Feb1997, Vol. 18 Issue 1, p33
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Investigates the sensorimotor precursors of logicoarithmetic operations involved in spontaneous object grouping of chimpanzees aged one to four years relative to three basic logical relations, equivalence, order and reversibility relations. Higher logical organizations of chimpanzees than monkeys; Difference and delay manifestations relative to humans.
ACCESSION #
9706010848

 

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