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Researcher reports on animals' reflective minds and perceptual tasks used to study animal metacognition a new approach to animal metacognition, published in. In a completely revised and updated edition of his classic, animal minds: beyond cognition to consciousness, griffin, now an associate of the museum of comparative zoology at harvard, discusses his own and others' research findings including those of his critics. For an introduction to an evolutionary psychological approach to studying animal cognition, (ed), the philosophy of animal minds new york: cambridge university.
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