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The Resource The genius of dogs : how dogs are smarter than you think, Brian Hare and Vanessa Woods

The genius of dogs : how dogs are smarter than you think, Brian Hare and Vanessa Woods

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The genius of dogs : how dogs are smarter than you think
Title
The genius of dogs
Title remainder
how dogs are smarter than you think
Statement of responsibility
Brian Hare and Vanessa Woods
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Language
eng
Summary
The author, a dog researcher, evolutionary anthropologist, and founder of the Duke Canine Cognition Center, along with his co-author offer revolutionary new insights into dog intelligence and the interior lives of our smartest pets. In the past decade, we have learned more about how dogs think than in the last century. Breakthroughs in cognitive science, pioneered by the author have proven dogs have a kind of genius for getting along with people that is unique in the animal kingdom. The essence of his discovery is that when dogs domesticated themselves around 40,000 years ago they became far more like human infants than their wolf ancestors. Domestication gave dogs a whole new kind of social intelligence. This finding changes the way we think about dogs and dog training. Does your dog feel guilt? Is she pretending she can't hear you? Does she want affection or your sandwich? The author's seminal research has led him to work with every kind of dog from the tiniest shelter puppy to the exotic New Guinea singing dog, from his own childhood dog, Oreo, who could read human gestures that monkeys were blind to, to the most fashionable schnoodle. This book is nothing less than the definitive dog book of our time by the researcher who started a revolution in human understanding of dog intelligence
Summary
A Duke University anthropologist and his wife, the award-winning author of Bonobo Handshake, reveal how canine pets have significantly higher levels of intelligence than previously believed, demonstrating how domestication has rendered dogs friendlier and better able to communicate and problem-solve
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10166276
Cataloging source
AMP
Dewey number
636.7/083
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illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
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Target audience
adult
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how dogs are smarter than you think
Label
The genius of dogs : how dogs are smarter than you think, Brian Hare and Vanessa Woods
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http://link.overdrive.com/?websiteID=257&titleID=981193
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multicolored
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rdacontent.
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1 online resource
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online
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9781101609637
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rdamedia.
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illustrations.
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EB00393356
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remote
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3820E47C-3597-4362-B6BD-1B07F51BDFFB
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(OCoLC)843203091
Label
The genius of dogs : how dogs are smarter than you think, Brian Hare and Vanessa Woods
Link
http://link.overdrive.com/?websiteID=257&titleID=981193
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Carrier category
online resource
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cr
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rdacarrier.
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multicolored
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text
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txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
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ocn843203091
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unknown
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1 online resource
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unknown
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online
Isbn
9781101609637
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unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
c
Other physical details
illustrations.
Publisher number
EB00393356
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
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unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
3820E47C-3597-4362-B6BD-1B07F51BDFFB
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(OCoLC)843203091

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