- Title Pages
- Current Perspectives in Psychology
- Series Foreword
- 1 Introduction
- 2 Adaptation
- 3 Sculpting of Tendencies
- 4 Learning, the Foundation of Intelligence
- 5 Limitations of Respondents and Operants
- 6 First Lessons from Primates
- 7 Primate Research at the San Diego Zoo
- 8 Interesting Events at the San Diego Zoo
- 9 The LANA Project, 1971
- 10 The Assembling of Language
- 11 Kanzi!
- 12 Asking Questions so That Animals Can Provide the Right Answers
- 13 When Emergents Just Don't Emerge
- 14 Animals Count
- 15 Brain Business
- 16 Processes Basic to Learning and Reinforcement
- 17 Harlow's Bridge to Rational Behaviors
- 18 Rational Behaviorism
- 19 Overview and Perspective
- Recommended Reading
- (p.178) 14 Animals Count
- Intelligence of Apes and Other Rational Beings
Duane M. Rumbaugh
David A. Washburn
- Yale University Press
This chapter focuses on studies of numerical cognition in animals. It highlights selected studies that illustrate how animals respond to the numerousness of stimuli, perform combinatorial operations on quantities, and count. The chapter describes the performances of chimpanzees in tasks called NUMATH and ORDINALITY, where their enumerative and counting abilities were evaluated.
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