• Kyodo


Monkeys can make judgments based on memory and be confident about their strategic choices, according to a study released Friday.

Researchers from Juntendo University and Tokyo University tested to see if “metamemory” — the ability to monitor one’s memories, a process that is characteristic of humans — affected how confident macaque monkeys were in responding to prior stimuli, according to the study, published in the U.S. journal Science.

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