• New Study Shows That Dogs May Be Better At Rationalizing Than Humans

    24 days ago - By iHeart Dogs

    Humans learn through imitation. From early lessons in walking and talking to more advanced tasks like operating a car; we tend to watch our peers, then mimic their actions.
    While dogs have evolved to parrot some of our facial expressions , one scientist suggests they may be the more free-thinking species.
    Laurie Santos, a cognitive psychologist at Yale University, demonstrated this theory at the 2018 Liberty Science Centre Genius Gala. Santos presented the audience with a box featuring a cylindrical handle on the side. Before opening the lid, she jiggled the handle a few times. She...
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