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Token Exchange Before Imitation

 

 

Two female researchers stand in front of a caged monkey. One stands on the left, the other on the right.

Monkey gets a token from a third researcher (only hand is seen, coming from under the cage).

 

Caption: The monkey gets a token.

 

Researcher on the left extends her hand to the monkey, and the monkey gives her the token. She gives him a treat.

 

Caption: He [the monkey] can give it to a researcher for a treat.

Monkey gets a token from a third researcher (only hand is seen, coming from under the cage).

Researcher on the right extends her hand to the monkey, and the monkey gives her the token. She gives him a treat.

 

Caption: The monkey does not show a preference.

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Imitation Phase

 

 

Monkey in cage holds a ball filled with treats.

Researchers are each holding a ball similar to the monkeys.

 

Caption: The monkey has a ball with treats inside.

Monkey pokes at the ball trying to get treats out.

Researcher on the left pokes the ball.

Researcher on the right shakes the ball up and down.

 

Caption: When he [the monkey] pokes the ball with his fingers, the left researcher imitates his action. The right researcher performs a different action.

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Token Exchange After Imitation

 

 

Monkey gets a token from a third researcher (only hand is seen, coming from under the cage).

Both researchers extend their hands. The monkey gives the token to the researcher on the left. She gives him a treat.

Monkey gets a token from a third researcher (only hand is seen, coming from under the cage).

Both researchers extend their hands. The monkey gives the token to the researcher on the left. She gives him a treat.

Monkey gets a token from a third researcher (only hand is seen, coming from under the cage)

Both researchers extend their hands. The monkey gives the token to the researcher on the left. She gives him a treat.

Caption: Now the monkey prefers the imitator.

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Last Updated Date: 01/08/2013
Last Reviewed Date: 01/08/2013
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