Contemporary research on the domestic dog is the result of the convergence of ethology and comparative psychology. While both fields have much to offer in describing the capabilities and habits of the species, it is notable that this research subject, unlike most others, is one who lives among us, in 75 million U.S. homes. Given this unique position of our subjects, researchers should be concerned with elucidating the experience of the dog in a way useful to those living with dogs. My research is two-pronged. First, I aim to highlight and examine the attributions we unthinkingly make to dogs. Second, I use findings about the biology and cognition of dogs to create a better picture of the dog’s experience: the umwelt, or point of view.
Peter Killeen, PhD
The Laws of Connection
Ekrem Dere, PhD
Back to the Future: Mental Time Travel in Animals
Heather Bimonte-Nelson, PhD
How Do We Know More Tomorrow Than We Do Today?
Márta Gácsi, PhD
The Potentials of Social Learning in Dog-human Interactions
Gene Brewer, PhD
Differential Psychology: For the Dogs?
Jeremy Koster, PhD
Hunting With Dogs in the Tropical Rain Forest
Kathryn Lord, PhD
When a Stray is not Astray
Stephen L. Zawistowski, PhD, CAAB
Dog Pound to Rehabilitation Center: A Three Hundred Year Journey
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