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    Artifact and Artifact Categorization: Comparing Humans and Capuchin Monkeys.Stefano Borgo, Noemi Spagnoletti, Laure Vieu & Elisabetta Visalberghi - 2013 - Review of Philosophy and Psychology 4 (3):375-389.
    We aim to show that far-related primates like humans and the capuchin monkeys show interesting correspondences in terms of artifact characterization and categorization. We investigate this issue by using a philosophically-inspired definition of physical artifact which, developed for human artifacts, turns out to be applicable for cross-species comparison. In this approach an artifact is created when an entity is intentionally selected and some capacities attributed to it (often characterizing a purpose). Behavioral studies suggest that this notion of artifact is not (...)
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    Acting and understanding: Tool use revisited through the minds of capuchin monkeys.Elisabetta Visalberghi & Luca Limongelli - 1996 - In A. Russon, Kim A. Bard & S. Parkers (eds.), Reaching Into Thought: The Minds of the Great Apes. Cambridge University Press. pp. 57--79.
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    Multi-stage mental process for economic choice in capuchins.Camillo Padoa-Schioppa, Lucia Jandolo & Elisabetta Visalberghi - 2006 - Cognition 99 (1):B1-B13.
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    Is lack of understanding of cause-effect relationships a suitable basis for interpreting monkeys' failures in attribution?Elisabetta Visalberghi - 1992 - Behavioral and Brain Sciences 15 (1):169-170.
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    Primate tool use: Parsimonious explanations make better science.Elisabetta Visalberghi - 1989 - Behavioral and Brain Sciences 12 (3):608-609.
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    Insight from capuchin monkey studies: Ingredients of recipes for, and flaws in capuchins' success.Elisabetta Visalberghi - 2002 - In Marc Bekoff, Colin Allen & Gordon M. Burghardt (eds.), The Cognitive Animal: Empirical and Theoretical Perspectives on Animal Cognition. MIT Press. pp. 405--411.
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