Self-Awareness in Animals and Humans: Developmental by Sue Taylor Parker, Robert W. Mitchell, Maria L. Boccia

By Sue Taylor Parker, Robert W. Mitchell, Maria L. Boccia

Self-Awareness in Animals and people, a set of unique articles on self-awareness in monkeys, apes, people, and different species, makes a speciality of controversies approximately the right way to degree self-awareness, which species are able to self-awareness and which aren't, and why. a number of chapters specialise in the debatable query of even if gorillas, like different nice apes and human babies, are able to replicate self-recognition (MSR) or whether or not they are anomalously not able to take action. different chapters specialize in even if macaque monkeys are able to MSR. the focal point of the chapters is either comparative and developmental: numerous members discover the worth of frameworks from human developmental psychology for comparative experiences. This twin concentration - comparative and developmental - displays the interdisciplinary nature of the quantity, which brings jointly organic anthropologists, comparative and developmental psychologists, and cognitive scientists from Japan, France, Spain, Hungary, New Zealand, Scotland and the U.S..

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