How Dogs Think
Understanding the Canine Mind
By (author) Stanley Coren
How Dogs Think by Stanley Coren
Book DescriptionOur understanding of how dogs think is littered with common misconceptions about the extent of their intellect and how they make sense of the world around them. How Dogs Think unravels the mystery of what a dog can understand and how much dogs can learn. World-renowned dog expert Stanley Coren explores the thought processes of dogs, describes how dogs solve problems, explains the depths and limits of their thinking and examines the kind of concepts which dogs can and cannot deal with. Along with practical advice for people who want to improve their dog's learning ability and working intelligence, How Dogs Think will answer such questions as: Do dogs have a notion of time? To what extent do dogs understand what you say? How sharp are their senses? What do they see and hear? Do dogs have a sense of music, humour, empathy, guilt or love? Do they learn by observation the way that people do? How much can they remember? Do dogs have ESP or the ability to predict earthquakes, and is it true that they can detect cancer or the onset of an epileptic fit in their owners? Drawing on all the latest scientific research, How Dogs Think will enable dog owners everywhere to understand more about what goes on in the mind of their best friend.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9781416502258
(198mm x 129mm x mm)
Imprint: Simon & Schuster
Publisher: Simon & Schuster
Publish Date: 21-Mar-2005
Country of Publication: United States
Books By Author Stanley Coren
Gods, Ghosts and Black Dogs, Paperback (March 2016)
People tell stories about what they love, including dogs, and this book is a collection of such stories. Some are spooky, some funny, and some engage the mind in the same manner as a detective story. Starting with a look at the origins of folktales involving dogs, you'll find facts, history and humour a plenty from all around the world.
Do Dogs Dream?, Paperback (August 2013)
In a conversational Q&A format, a leading dog expert answers the most commonly asked questions about how dogs think and act.
Modern Dog, Paperback (March 2010)» View all books by Stanley Coren
A charming look at what dogs mean to us today. Full of fascinating science, history, insightful and funny stories about humans and their best friends.
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Author Biography - Stanley Coren
Stanley Coren is a professor of psychology at the University of British Columbia in Canada. His bestselling dog books include HOW DOGS THINK (1416502254) and HOW TO SPEAK DOG (1416502262) both currently available in Pocket paperback editions, as well as the perennial classic THE INTELLIGENCE OF DOGS recently reissued in a fully revised and updated edition (1416502874).
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