What Dogs and Wolves Can Teach Us About Human Nature
Hannah Salomons, PhD Candidate, Duke University
If you’re a dog lover, you’ve probably noticed how much dogs love being around people, and often seem to understand our attempts to communicate. How did dogs get this way? Did they inherit these traits from their common ancestors with wolves, a social pack animal? Or did they evolve these social cognitive skills as they were domesticated? Join Hannah Salomons as we discover how dogs and wolves differ in the way they interact with people, and what this means for our understanding of how our own social minds evolved.
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