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3:00 PM | January 23, 2013
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In last week’s post about dogs’ responses to petting by familiar and unfamiliar people, we said dogs generally prefer to be petted in certain places, and people don’t always recognize the subtle signals that show when a dog is uncomfortable. This week, we’re looking at a study that investigates whether experience with dogs helps people to recognize canine emotions such as happiness and fear.The internet survey was conducted by Michele Wan and colleagues at Columbia University, New York, […]

Wan M, Bolger N & Champagne FA (2012). Human perception of fear in dogs varies according to experience with dogs., PloS one, 7 (12) PMID:

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