Week 4 paper - BioNB 2210 Fall 2011 Week 4 animal cognition paper review In this assignment you will act as reviewer for this paper(the reading for

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BioNB 2210, Fall 2011 Week 4: animal cognition paper review In this assignment, you will act as reviewer for this paper (the reading for Section 4): Plotnik, J.M., DeWaal, F.B.M. & Reiss, D. 2006. Self-recognition in an Asian elephant. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the USA 103 , 17053–17057. Imagine that Josh Plotnik (Cornell ’04 and a former BioNB 2210 student) and colleagues have just recently submitted this paper to the peer-reviewed journal PNAS . The editor sends the paper out for review to you and other researchers who study animal cognition, and you have agreed to send her your review by next week. Based on the review you submit, the editor will decide whether or not to accept the paper for publication. Your review should include the following four components: 1. A concise summary of the paper. Provide an overview of the topic or question the study addressed, the major results and interpretations, and why this study is important. 2.
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This note was uploaded on 08/27/2011 for the course BIONB 2210 taught by Professor Seeley during the Fall '10 term at Cornell University (Engineering School).

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