Does complex behaviour imply complex cognitive abilities?

Kenny Coventry, John Clibbens

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In this commentary, we propose that the shifts in symmetry Wynn documents may be explained in terms of simpler mechanisms than he suggests. Furthermore, we argue that it is dangerous to draw definitive conclusions about the cognitive abilities of a species from the level of symmetry observed in the artefacts produced by that species.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)406
Number of pages1
JournalBehavioral and Brain Sciences
Issue number3
Publication statusPublished - Jun 2002

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