Gaze-following behind barriers in domestic dogs

@article{Met2014GazefollowingBB,
  title={Gaze-following behind barriers in domestic dogs},
  author={Amandine Met and Ad{\'a}m Mikl{\'o}si and Gabriella Lakatos},
  journal={Animal Cognition},
  year={2014},
  volume={17},
  pages={1401-1405}
}
Although gaze-following abilities have been demonstrated in a wide range of species, so far no clear evidence has been available for dogs. In the current study, we examined whether dogs follow human gaze behind an opaque barrier in two different contexts, in a foraging situation and in a non-foraging situation (food involved vs. food not involved in the situation). We assumed that dogs will spontaneously follow the human gaze and that the foraging context will have a positive effect on dogs… CONTINUE READING
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