The Mental Lives of Sheep and the Quest for a Psychological Taxonomy

Animal Sentience 25 (16):1-3 (2019)
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In this commentary on Marino and Merskin's "Intelligence, complexity, and individuality in sheep", I argue that their literature review provides further evidence of the fundamental theoretical shift in psychology towards a non-anthropocentric psychological taxonomy, in which cognitive capacities are classified in a structure that provides an overall understanding of the place of mind (including human minds) throughout nature.



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