Dogs

Does My Dog Know What I'm Thinking?

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During a study, when dogs recognized words spoken with no emotion, they turned their heads one way. When they recognized emotion, they turned their heads the opposite way. These findings help us determine how dogs communicate with us, and how we can communicate better with them.

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Key Facts In This Video

  1. Dogs tend to process verbal meanings through the left side of their brains. 01:52

  2. Dogs are the only non-primates who actively seek out and establish eye contact with humans. 03:49

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