The what as well as the why of animal fun

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Abstract

Fun is functional: play is evolution's way of making sure animals acquire and perfect valuable skills in circumstances of relative safety. Yet precisely what animals find fun has seldom been examined for what it can potentially reveal about how they represent and think about the world.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)R2-R4
Number of pages3
JournalCurrent Biology
Volume25
Issue number1
Early online date5 Jan 2015
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 5 Jan 2015

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