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Another way to learn about teaching: What dogs can tell us about the evolution of pedagogy

  • Angie M. Johnston (a1), Katherine McAuliffe (a1) and Laurie R. Santos (a1)


Kline argues that it is crucial to isolate the respective roles of teaching and learning in order to understand how pedagogy has evolved. We argue that doing so requires testing species that learn from pedagogy but that rarely teach themselves. Here, we review how one previously neglected species – domesticated dogs (Canis familiaris) – may allow researchers to do just that.



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Behavioral and Brain Sciences
  • ISSN: 0140-525X
  • EISSN: 1469-1825
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