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Smarter through group living?

Authors
  • Smulders, Tom V1
  • 1 Centre for Behaviour and Evolution, Institute of Neuroscience, Newcastle University, Newcastle, UK. [email protected]
Type
Published Article
Journal
Learning & behavior
Publication Date
Dec 01, 2019
Volume
47
Issue
4
Pages
275–276
Identifiers
DOI: 10.3758/s13420-018-0335-0
PMID: 29992421
Source
Medline
Keywords
Language
English
License
Unknown

Abstract

Wild Australian magpies living (or growing up) in larger social groups take fewer trials to solve a battery of four cognitive tests than those living (or growing up) in smaller groups. The tests all draw on a common underlying factor, but is this factor cognitive or motivational?

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