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What monkeys can tell us about metacognition and mindreading

  • Nate Kornell (a1), Bennett L. Schwartz (a2) and Lisa K. Son (a3)


Thinkers in related fields such as philosophy, psychology, and education define metacognition in a variety of different ways. Based on an emerging standard definition in psychology, we present evidence for metacognition in animals, and argue that mindreading and metacognition are largely orthogonal.



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