Comparative social cognition: what can dogs teach us?

@article{Miklsi2004ComparativeSC,
  title={Comparative social cognition: what can dogs teach us?},
  author={{\'A}. Mikl{\'o}si and J{\'o}zsef Top{\'a}l and Vilmos Cs{\'a}nyi},
  journal={Animal Behaviour},
  year={2004},
  volume={67},
  pages={995-1004}
}
Research in comparative social cognition addresses how challenges of social living have formed the cognitive structures that control behaviours involved in communication, social learning and social understanding. In contrast to the traditional psychological approach, recent investigations take both evolutionary and functional questions into account, but the main emphasis is still on the mechanisms of behaviour. Although in traditional research ‘comparative’ meant mainly comparisons between… 

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