Welcome to the new Evolution and Development Research Group blog.
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The Conference of the International Society for Anthrozoology (ISAZ) is approaching. The meeting will be held July 19-21, 2014 – Vienna, Austria.
Topic: Animals and Humans Together: Integration in Society.
Professor Kerstin Meints will be giving one of the keynotes there:
“Much loved and much misunderstood: How children and adults misread dogs – risks and interventions.”
The next conference the Babylab team will be attending is:
IAHAIO in Chicago, July 19-22, 2013…
Continue reading “Babylab Plan For Upcoming Conference”
Emile van der Zee’s research on how dogs associate words with shape was featured in worldwide press this week, including the New York Times, the Daily Mail and Le Monde.
Whereas toddlers tend to associate words with shape, not size or texture, research in the Evolution and Development Research Group suggests that dogs tend to associate words with size rather than shape.
Continue reading “Worldwide Media Attention to Spatial Awareness Research”