Attention to attention in domestic dog (Canis familiaris) dyadic play

  title={Attention to attention in domestic dog (Canis familiaris) dyadic play},
  author={Alexandra Horowitz},
  journal={Animal Cognition},
  • Alexandra Horowitz
  • Published 2008
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Animal Cognition
  • The social cognitive capacities of dogs, including their communication skills and use of visual attention cues, have recently been investigated in numerous experimental studies. This paper reports on research of domestic dog behavior in a natural setting, which shows sensitivity to the visual attention of their partners when engaged in dyadic rough-and-tumble play. The sequential behaviors and head-direction of both dogs were noted throughout the bouts. The behaviors were differentially used… CONTINUE READING
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