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Dog Behaviour, Evolution, and Cognition

Ádám Miklósi


This book collates and synthesizes recent burgeoning primary research literature on dog behaviour, evolution, and cognition. The book presents a new ecological approach to the understanding of dog behaviour, demonstrating how dogs can be the subject of rigorous and productive scientific study without the need to confine them to a laboratory environment. The text starts with an overview of the conceptual and methodological issues associated with the study of the dog, followed by a brief description of their role in human society — almost a third of human families share their daily life with the ... More

Keywords: dog behaviour, dog evolution, human society, domestication, genetics, behavioural development

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2014 Print ISBN-13: 9780199646661
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: January 2015 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199646661.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Ádám Miklósi, author
Department of Ethology, Eötvös University