Every child is familiar with Aesop's Fables for their lessons on morality. It turns out that the ancient tales aren't just good life advice — they're also handy cognitive tests. Scientists have used one particular fable over and over to see if animals have a sense of cause and effect. Some pass with flying colors, but others, not so much.
Ancient Tales for Modern Tests
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Written by Ashley Hamer October 30, 2017
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