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

@article{Topl2009DifferentialST,
  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},
  journal={Science},
  year={2009},
  volume={325},
  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
    212 Citations

    Topics from this paper

    A simple but powerful test of perseverative search in dogs and toddlers
    • 9
    • PDF
    Why do adult dogs (Canis familiaris) commit the A-not-B search error?
    • 20
    • PDF
    Does the A-not-B error in adult pet dogs indicate sensitivity to human communication?
    • 22
    • PDF
    Domestic dogs and puppies can use human voice direction referentially
    • 25
    • PDF
    How dogs know when communication is intended for them.
    • 96
    • PDF
    Dogs do not demonstrate a human-like bias to defer to communicative cues
    • 3
    • PDF
    Cats show an unexpected pattern of response to human ostensive cues in a series of A-not-B error tests
    • 1
    • Highly Influenced
    • PDF
    Why do dogs (Canis familiaris) select the empty container in an observational learning task?
    • 34
    • PDF

    References

    SHOWING 1-10 OF 82 REFERENCES
    Wolves outperform dogs in following human social cues
    • 273
    • PDF
    The Domestication of Social Cognition in Dogs
    • 819
    • PDF
    Infants' Perseverative Search Errors Are Induced by Pragmatic Misinterpretation
    • 162
    • PDF
    Understanding attention: 12- and 18-month-olds know what is new for other persons.
    • 299
    • PDF
    Making inferences about the location of hidden food: social dog, causal ape.
    • 312
    • PDF