Like Infant, Like Dog

  title={Like Infant, Like Dog},
  author={M. Tomasello and Juliane Kaminski},
  pages={1213 - 1214}
  • M. Tomasello, Juliane Kaminski
  • Published 2009
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Science
  • The domestic dog possesses social-cognitive skills that parallel those of human children. Over the past decade, behavioral scientists have uncovered a surprising set of social-cognitive abilities in the otherwise humble domestic dog. These abilities are not possessed by dogs' closest canine relatives, wolves, nor by other highly intelligent mammals such as great apes. Rather, these skills parallel some of the social-cognitive skills of human children. On page 1269 of this issue, Topál et al… CONTINUE READING

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