how dogs love us a neuroscientist and his adopted dog decode the canine brain

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How Dogs Love Us

Author : Gregory Berns
ISBN : 9780544114517
Genre : Pets
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A neuroscientist recounts his efforts to overcome administrative and behavioral hurdles to train his dogs to sit still during an MRI scan, an effort that produced evidence about canine empathy and the human-dog bond.

How Dogs Love Us A Neuroscientist And His Adopted Dog Decode The Canine Brain

Author : Berns, Gregory
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The Genius Of Dogs

Author : Brian Hare
ISBN : 9781851689859
Genre : Pets
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The journey began with a gut reaction. When award-winning scientist Dr Brian Hare watched a chimpanzee fail to read a simple human hand gesture in an intelligence test, he blurted out, ‘My dog can do that!’ The psychologist running the test challenged him to prove it, sending Hare on an odyssey to unlock the cognitive and evolutionary mysteries of our four-legged friends. Hare’s research over the past two decades has yielded startling discoveries about how dogs think. He has pioneered studies that have proven that dogs exhibit a brand of genius for getting along with people that is unique in the animal kingdom, and that when dogs domesticated themselves around 40,000 years ago they became far more like human infants than their wolf ancestors. These findings are transforming how we live and work with our canine friends, and how we understand them. Is your dog purposefully disobeying you? Probably, and often behind your back. Should you act like ‘top dog to maintain control? No, you’re better off displaying your friendliness – not just to your dog but to everyone around you. Which breed is cleverest? As it happens, breed doesn’t matter much, though other factors do. These are just some of the extraordinary insights to be found in The Genius of Dogs – the seminal book on how dogs evolved their unique intelligence alongside human companions, and how you can use this groundbreaking science to build a better relationship with your own dog.

What The Dog Knows

Author : Cat Warren
ISBN : 9781451667318
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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The author presents a firsthand exploration into the world of working dogs, as well as canine intelligence and training, as she and her German shepherd, Solo, work with forensic anthropologists, detectives and dog handlers to find the bodies of the missing.

Animal Madness

Author : Laurel Braitman
ISBN : 9781451627022
Genre : Nature
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**“Science Friday” Summer Reading Pick** **Discover magazine Top 5 Summer Reads** **People magazine Best Summer Reads** “A lovely, big-hearted book…brimming with compassion and the tales of the many, many humans who devote their days to making animals well” (The New York Times). Have you ever wondered if your dog might be a bit depressed? How about heartbroken or homesick? Animal Madness takes these questions seriously, exploring the topic of mental health and recovery in the animal kingdom and turning up lessons that Publishers Weekly calls “Illuminating…Braitman’s delightful balance of humor and poignancy brings each case of life….[Animal Madness’s] continuous dose of hope should prove medicinal for humans and animals alike.” Susan Orlean calls Animal Madness “a marvelous, smart, eloquent book—as much about human emotion as it is about animals and their inner lives.” It is “a gem…that can teach us much about the wildness of our own minds” (Psychology Today).

Good Old Dog

Author : Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine
ISBN : 9780547232829
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Presents a reference for owners of aging dogs that shares comprehensive recommendations for providing the best possible care, offering information on nutrition, cognitive decline, and coping with loss.

Satisfaction

Author : Gregory Berns
ISBN : 9781429900133
Genre : Psychology
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"A discussion that is meaty, contemporary and expansive . . . Berns artfully blends social critique with technical expertise."-The Washington Post Book World In a riveting narrative look at the brain and the power of novelty to satisfy it, Dr. Gregory Berns plumbs fields as diverse as neuroscience, economics, and evolutionary psychology to find answers to the fundamental question of how we can find a more satisfying way to think and live. We join Berns as he follows ultramarathoners across the Sierra Nevadas, enters a suburban S&M club to explore the deeper connection between pleasure and pain, partakes of a truly transporting meal, and ultimately returns home to face the challenge of incorporating novelty into a long-term relationship. In a narrative as compelling as its insights are trenchant, Satisfaction will convince you that the more complicated and even downright challenging a life you pursue, the more likely it is that you will be satisfied.

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