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http://jennifervonk.com/

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Lori Marino and Debra Merskin, Intelligence, complexity, and individuality in sheep

Abstract

Marino & Merskin review evidence of the complexity of sheep cognition, concluding that researchers ought to feel sheepish about misrepresenting ovine cognitive capacities. However, the failure to situate the data in critical context risks pulling the wool over readers’ eyes.

Author Biography

Jennifer Vonk, Professor of Psychology, Oakland University, studies cognition in a wide range of species. She is also interested in assessing animal welfare in captive settings. Website

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