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Evaluation of the Dogs, Physical Activity, and Walking (Dogs PAW) Intervention: A Randomized Controlled Trial
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Contributor(s):: Elizabeth Richards, N. Ogata, C. Cheng
Background. To facilitate physical activity (PA) adoption and maintenance, promotion of innovative population-level strategies that focus on incorporating moderate intensity, lifestyle PA are needed. Objectives. The purpose of this randomized controlled trial was to evaluate the Dogs, Physical...
Does experience with animals improve toddlers' understanding of others' sound perception?
Contributor(s):: Rachelle Stover
Introduction: Much research has examined what children understand about others’ visual perception. For instance, 2-year-olds can determine when an object is hidden from another’s viewpoint (Flavell, 1992). Less is known about children’s understanding of other’s auditory...
Cognition and the Development of Social Cognition in the Domestic Dog (Canis Lupus Familiaris)
Contributor(s):: Camille Ward
We examined cognition and the development of social cognition in domestic dogs (Canis lupus familiaris) with three studies. Study one focused on numerical competence in dogs and studies two and three addressed the development of social relationships among littermates. In the first study, we...
A review and synthesis of dog cognition research : the world from a dog's point of view
Contributor(s):: Miles Kuiling Bensky
Driven by both applied and theoretical goals, scientific interest in canine cognition has experienced a rapid surge in popularity, especially over the last 15 years (Morell, 2009). Here we provide the most comprehensive review to date of dog cognition research, capturing all the articles (285) we...
Canine emotions as seen through human social cognition.
Contributor(s):: Miiamaaria V. Kujala
It is not possible to demonstrate that dogs (Canis familiaris) feel emotions, but the same is true for all other species, including our own. The issue must therefore be approached indirectly, using premises similar to those used with humans. Recent methodological advances in canine research...
Goats Display Audience-Dependent Human-Directed Gazing Behaviour in a Problem-7 Solving Task
Contributor(s):: Christian Nawroth, Jemma M. Brett, Alan G. McElligott
Domestication is an important factor driving changes in animal cognition and behaviour. In particular, the capacity of dogs to communicate in a referential and intentional way with humans is considered a key outcome of how domestication as a companion animal shaped the canid brain. However, the...
Neurobiological underpinnings of dogs’ human-like social competence: How interactions between stress response systems and oxytocin mediate dogs’ social skills
Contributor(s):: Buttner, Alicia Phillips
Randomized Controlled Theory-Based, E-Mail-Mediated Walking Intervention: Differences Between Dog Owners and Non-Dog Owners
Contributor(s):: Libby Richards, Niwako Ogata, Ching-Wei Cheng
The purpose of this study was to evaluate the ability of two concurrent randomized controlled interventions based on social cognitive theory to increase walking. A second purpose was to compare the efficacy of the intervention between two distinct groups: dog owners and non-dog owners. Adult dog...
Dogs, Physical Activity, and Walking (Dogs PAW): Acceptability and feasibility of a pilot physical activity intervention
Contributor(s):: Richards, Elizabeth A., Ogata, Niwako, Ting, Jeffrey
Domestic dogs (Canis familiaris) are sensitive to the attentional state of humans
Contributor(s):: Call, Josep, Bräuer, Juliane, Kaminski, Juliane, Tomasello, Michael
Puppy power! Using social cognition research tasks to improve socialization practices for domestic dogs (Canis familiaris)
Contributor(s):: Howell, Tiffani J., Bennett, Pauleen C.
Attention to attention in domestic dog (Canis familiaris) dyadic play
Contributor(s):: Horowitz, Alexandra
Cues to food location that domestic dogs (Canis familiaris) of different ages do and do not use
Contributor(s):: Agnetta, Bryan, Hare, Brian, Tomasello, Michael
Review Comparative social cognition: What can dogs teach us?
Contributor(s):: Miklósi, Á, Topál, J.
Wolves outperform dogs in following human social cues
Contributor(s):: Udell, Monique A. R., Dorey, Nicole R., Wynne, Clive D. L.
Comparative social cognition: From wolf and dog to humans
Contributor(s):: Kubinyi, Enik?, Virányi, Zsófia, Miklósi, Ádám
El gesto de señalar: Una llave para la comunicación entre especies
Contributor(s):: Elgier, Angel Manuel, Bentosela, Mariana
Gestural communication in olive baboons and domestic dogs
Contributor(s):: Smuts, Barbara
Owner's beliefs on the ability of their pet dogs to understand human verbal communication: A case of social understanding
Contributor(s):: Pongrácz, Péter, Miklósi, Ádám, Csányi, Vilmos
Comunicación entre perros domésticos (Canis familiaris) y hombres
Contributor(s):: Bentosela, Mariana, Mustaca, Alba E.