Willie Learns Object Names
Does your dog know the difference when you ask for a ball or a
frisbee? Watch as Willie starts to put it all together.
How to Apologize to a Dog–Or Can We? July 2022
Your Dog is Much More Than “Smart” January 2022
Consciousness in Dogs August 2014
MRIs and Dogs October 2013
Willie Learns Nouns! Maybe… March 2013
Dognition Canine Assessment Tests March 2013
Do Other Animals Keep Pets? August 2012
fMRI on Dogs: Too Wonderful! May 2012
Who’s Doing Research on Canine Cognition? March 2012
Clever Hans Revisited March 2012
Can Animals “Blame” Others? May 2011
Do Dogs “Know” How Long We’ve Been Gone? March 2011
The Model-Rival Method January 2011
How Long Does it Take to Learn a New Habit? January 2011
Willie Speaks: Only Living Things Have Names January 2011
Could You Learn 1,022 New Nouns? January 2011
News From APDT October 2010
Dogs and Dingoes, Who is Smarter? August 2010
What the Dog Knew February 2010
What Do Words Mean to Dogs February 2010
The Secret Life of Dogs February 2010
Secondary Emotions in Animals May 2009
Learning from a Dog’s Perspective January 2009
Fairness vs. Jealousy in Dogs December 2008
Tool Use in Dogs or Cats? February 2009
Fairness in Dogs December 2008
Comparative and Canine Cognition December 2008
Animal Intelligence and “Thinking” in Animals December 2008
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—Temple Grandin, author of Animals Make Us Human and Animals in Translation.