Journal :: Journal of Comparative Psychology
Imitation, pretend play, and childhood: Essential elements in the evolution of human culture?doi.org
Journal of Comparative Psychology 126(2):170, 2012
Abstract 1. There is much controversy over what is needed for culture to flourish and what has led human culture to be different from cultural characteristics of other animals. Here I argue that the emergence of childhood as a step in the life cycle was critical to the ...
Can free-ranging rhesus monkeys (Macaca mulatta) extract artificially created rules comprised of natural vocalizations?doi.org
Journal of Comparative Psychology 123(2):161, 2009
Abstract 1. Though nonhuman animals lack anything like a set of grammatical structures in their natural vocalizations, studies now suggest that at least some animals can extract patterns from a structured input that appear abstract and rule-like. The authors continue ...