Gaze alternation in dogs and toddlers in an unsolvable task: evidence of an audience effect

@article{MarshallPescini2013GazeAI,
  title={Gaze alternation in dogs and toddlers in an unsolvable task: evidence of an audience effect},
  author={Sarah Marshall-Pescini and Emilio Colombo and Chiara Passalacqua and Immacolata Merola and Emanuela Prato-Previde},
  journal={Animal Cognition},
  year={2013},
  volume={16},
  pages={933-943}
}
Dogs have been shown to use human-directed gazing behaviour and gaze alternation in numerous contexts; however, it is still unclear whether this behaviour can be considered an intentional and referential communicative act. In the current study, adult dogs and preverbal toddlers were tested using the classic unsolvable task paradigm, but varying the attentional stance of the participating audience (the experimenter and the caregiver). The aims were to assess (1) whether dogs and toddlers would… CONTINUE READING

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