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Familiarization with Word

November 22, 2012

Dogs learn to associate words with objects differently than humans do.  In this video, scientists show how they have trained a dog to associate the name of an object with its size, identifying other objects of similar size by the same name.

Credit: Citation: van der Zee E, Zulch H, Mills, PLoS ONE