The Genius of Dogs: How Dogs Are Smarter Than You Think. Brian Hare and Vanessa Woods. Dutton, $ (p) ISBN Start by marking “The Genius of Dogs: How Dogs Are Smarter than You Think” as Want to Read: Brian Hare is Associate Professor of Evolutionary Anthropology at Duke University, where he founded the Duke Canine Cognition Center. With his wife Vanessa Woods, he cofounded the new. The journey began with a gut reaction. When The Genius of Dogs author Dr. Brian Hare watched chimpanzees fail to read a simple human hand gesture in a.
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The authors do talk about their dogs, a little, but all of the offered theories are based on scientific experiments with other dogs. They explain what dogs can, and cannot do.
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They backs up what they are saying with real science, but it is written in a tone accessible to lay-people. There is a particularly the genius of dogs chapter on current training methods that really explains the truth about clicker-methods and Skinner, explained dominance theory; and why neither one of these methods is appropriate for our furry friends.
I won't give away the game, but I will say I can the genius of dogs what I'm doing right, and what I'm doing wrong, when I train my own dog. I also loved what they said we DON'T know because it hasn't been scientifically proven: Dog owners would say we can, but the truth is there isn't any science to back that up.
- The Genius of Dogs: How Dogs Are Smarter than You Think by Brian Hare
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So when you read behavior blurbs, just remember: Ultimately, this book is fantastic because it points out why our canine friends are so remarkable: They have an incredible social intelligence that allows them to interact with the genius of dogs in ways that other animals can't.
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Does she want affection—or just your sandwich? About The Genius of Dogs For readers of Inside of a Dog by Alexandra Horowitz, this New York Times bestseller offers mesmerizing insights into the interior lives of our smartest pets In the past decade, we have learned more about how dogs think than in the the genius of dogs century.
The Genius of Dogs | Brian Hare
About The Genius of Dogs Brian Hare, dog researcher, evolutionary anthropologist, and founder of the Duke Canine Cognition Center, and Vanessa Woods offer revolutionary new insights into dog intelligence and the interior lives of our smartest pets.
Hare on a year odyssey to unlock the cognitive and evolutionary mysteries of our four-legged the genius of dogs.
The Genius of Dogs is a fantastic book. It makes it very clear that there are different kinds of intelligence.