New York, USA (Newswise): In the first study of its kind in an animal species that has not passed a vital test of self-recognition, cognitive psychologist Justin J. Couchman of the University at Buffalo has shown that rhesus monkeys have a sense of self-agency — the ability to understand that they are the cause of sure actions — and exhibit a form of self awareness antecedently not imputed to them. For more information, delight
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