Do Dogs Believe In Magic?
Apr 24, 2014
In the video below a magician plays a sleight of hand on a number of dogs. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VEQXeLjY9ak Stanley Coren in his Psychology Today blog argues that the dog’s reaction corresponds to a child’s cognitive understanding of “object permanence.” To support this view he cites a dog still retaining interest in a ball that […]
George Carlin On the Nature of Intelligence
Jun 11, 2013
http://www.psychologytoday.com/blog/canine-corner/201208/rank-and-dominance-matter-when-trying-teach-dogs In this article Dr. Coren talks about an experiment wherein one dog watches another dog solve a problem and the observing dog copies the problem-solving dogs’ successful actions if as Dr. Coren puts it, the problem solving dog has a high social rank. Dr. Coren interprets this experiment as verification that whatever we human […]