Wednesday, June 17, 2015

Humans Are Not The Only Animals With a Sense of Self

Self-awareness is something often described as unique to mankind, but a team of researchers at the University of Warwick believe it is felt by many more animals.  In a study published in Current Zoology entitled 'From foraging to autonoetic consciousness: The primal self as a consequence of embodied prospective foraging', they argue through their findings that any animal which can simulate environments and conceive the future must have some form of self-awareness.

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