How Dogs Perceive and Understand Us

@article{Huber2016HowDP,
  title={How Dogs Perceive and Understand Us},
  author={Ludwig Huber},
  journal={Current Directions in Psychological Science},
  year={2016},
  volume={25},
  pages={339 - 344}
}
  • L. Huber
  • Published 1 October 2016
  • Psychology
  • Current Directions in Psychological Science
In recent years, researchers have become increasingly interested in how dogs understand us humans, given that they show impressive abilities for interacting and communicating with us. Such understanding of heterospecifics is especially interesting because decoding of social signals across the species boundary is challenging. Latent learning during a pet dog’s life in the human environment seems to be a major promotor of this ability. This article reviews recent research on one aspect of this… 

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