Wed, April 16, 2014

The Genius of Dogs: How Dogs Are Smarter...

Brian Hare, dog researcher, evolutionary anthropologist, and founder of the Duke Canine Cognition Center, and Vanessa Woods offer revolutionary new insights into dog intelligence and the interior lives of our smartest pets. In the past decade, we have learned more about how dogs think than in the last century. Breakthroughs in cognitive science, pioneered by Brian Hare have proven dogs have a kind of genius for getting along with people that is unique in the animal kingdom.  Brian Hare's stunning discovery is that when dogs domesticated themselves as early as 40,000 years ago they became far more like human infants than their wolf ancestors. Domestication gave dogs a whole new kind of social intelligence. This finding will change the way we think about dogs and dog training—indeed, the revolution has already begun....
Categories: Outdoors & Nature Science Psychology...

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ISBN: 0525953191
Publisher: Dutton Adult
Manufacturer: Dutton Adult
Language: English
Format: Hardcover
Pages: 384
US Salesrank: 129073
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