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Cleaner Wrasse passes the test for self awareness


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For the first time, a species of fish has demonstrated evidence of possible self-awareness by passing the famous mirror test.

https://www.iflscience.com/plants-and-animals/a-fish-has-passed-the-benchmark-test-of-selfawareness-is-it-time-to-rethink-their-intelligence/all/

 

Here's the paper the article referenced.  In the abstract the researchers raised interesting questions about how the "mark test" should be interpreted.

https://www.biorxiv.org/content/early/2018/08/21/397067

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Interesting!

Hey Tim, have you noticed when you pass in front of that silvery glass in your bathroom that your "neighbor" always seems to be wearing and doing exactly the same things you are?

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