Anthropomorphism is widely accepted in entertainment fields. Good examples can be found in the films featuring Mickey Mouse and King Kong, which gained popularity in the 20th century. People naively thought that animals possessed a similar mind to humans, just as one might ascribe a personality to dogs and cats. Natural scientists did not, however, accept the presence of a human-like mind in animals.
■References (Books, papers, Web articles, etc.)
Animal Thinking Donald Redfield Griffin Harvard University Press (October 1, 1985)
Minds Of Their Own: Thinking And Awareness In Animals Lesley J Rogers Westview Press; 1 edition (July 1998)
A View to a Death in the Morning: Hunting and Nature Through History Matt Cartmill Harvard University Press; 1st edition (May 1, 1993)
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