Differential Sensitivity to Human Communication in Dogs, Wolves, and Human Infants

  title={Differential Sensitivity to Human Communication in Dogs, Wolves, and Human Infants},
  author={J. Top{\'a}l and G. Gergely and {\'A}gnes Erdohegyi and G. Csibra and {\'A}. Mikl{\'o}si},
  pages={1269 - 1272}
  • J. Topál, G. Gergely, +2 authors Á. Miklósi
  • Published 2009
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Science
  • Boxing Clever? Piaget showed that 10-month-old infants will persist in looking for a toy in box A, where it has been placed several times, even after having been shown that it has been moved to box B, whereas 12-month-old infants do not. This phenomenon marks a developmental milestone in human infant cognition that Topál et al. (p. 1269; see the Perspective by Tomasello and Kaminski and the news story by Pennisi) explored in a remarkable series of comparative tests. The results support the view… CONTINUE READING
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