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research*eu - Topics - Social sciences and humanities - Special animality - No monopoly on thought
Intelligence and the power of abstraction were long considered a sole characteristic of human beings. Animals were deemed to act like robots, without thinking. In the 1970s, the cognitivist approach began to raise doubts - and continues to arouse dis

research*eu - Topics - Social sciences and humanities - Special animality - Oneself and others
Like human culture, animal culture relies on relationships with others: for attracting a mate, reproduction, teaching, providing protection and finding food. They are ambivalent relationshipswoven from cooperation and rivalry. Here are a few probativ

research*eu - Topics - Social sciences and humanities - Special animality - Who’s aping whom?
Click here to edit this container View Primary Language Version The importance of learning by imitation, for both humans and animals, has been acknowledged for many years. But what is the origin of this imitative behaviour, which is so fundamental to

research*eu - Topics - Social sciences and humanities - Special animality - The meaning of sounds
There are many ways of communicating, some totally silent. ‘Talking' apes answer their observers in sign language, bees express themselves in dance and many animals modulate their calls. Some species, including birds and cetaceans, possess extr

research*eu - The magazine - Special animality - aptitudes & attitudes - In brief
aptitudes & attitudes - In brief

research*eu - Topics - Social sciences and humanities - Special animality - The bear and the wolf
Cute or terrifying, animals are the stuff of dreams and nightmares. They can be therapeutic or serve as alter egos. Animals have figured in all art forms since prehistoric times. We turn the spotlight on two animals that loom large in Europe's compen