The intelligence of sheep

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Gamez, D. 2019. The intelligence of sheep. Animal Sentience. 25 (27).
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TitleThe intelligence of sheep
AuthorsGamez, D.
Abstract

This commentary suggests how recent theories about the predictive brain could help us understand the evidence put forward by Marino & Merskin for intelligence in sheep. I contrast predictive intelligence in sheep with automatic behaviors that do not require intelligence, and I consider the flexibility of sheep intelligence.

Research GroupArtificial Intelligence group
PublisherHumane Society Institute for Science and Policy
JournalAnimal Sentience
ISSN2377-7478
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Print08 Jun 2019
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Deposited10 Jun 2019
Accepted08 Jun 2019
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