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Nonhuman Primates Demonstrate Humanlike Reasoning

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Science  07 Sep 2007:
Vol. 317, Issue 5843, pp. 1308
DOI: 10.1126/science.317.5843.1308

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Summary

Experiments reported on page 1402 of this issue of Science suggest that the supposedly unique human ability to understand others' intentions is shared by chimps and at least two monkey species.