Chimpanzees and Metacognition (IMAGE) Georgia State University Caption Sherman is one of three chimpanzees that was given a series of computerized tests of their memory in a study about metacognition. The study found chimpanzees are capable of metacognition, or thinking about one's own thinking, and can adjust their behavior accordingly. Credit Georgia State University Usage Restrictions None License Licensed content Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.