Document Type

Article

Publication Date

2003

Abstract

We suggest that the phenomenon of uncertainty monitoring in nonhuman animals contributes richly to the conception of nonhuman animals’ self-monitoring. We propose that uncertainty may play a role in the emergence of new forms of behavior that are adaptive. We recommend that Smith et al. determine the extent to which the uncertain response transfers immediately to other test paradigms.

Comments

This article was originally published in the journal Behavioral and Brain Sciences. Copyright © 2003 Cambridge University Press.

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