Reading Images

Thu, 4 Jan 1996 13:47:41 CST

Accurate interpretation of two-dimensional representations is not even
confined to the human species: it is common to the great apes, and has
figured importantly in the experimental confirmation of their ability to
communicate symbolically (from Washoe clear through Kanzie . . .) What
about the lesser apes and monkeys? Can someone enlighten us about how
far "down" this ability goes? (Clearly, not to cats and dogs.) --Bob