Evolution and Development Research Group

Research in the University of Lincoln School of Psychology


Posts Tagged ‘dogs’

Babylab Plan For Upcoming Conference

The next conference the Babylab team will be attending is:IAHAIO in Chicago

IAHAIO in Chicago, July 19-22, 2013…


Infant and Child Development Lab

SRCD Symposium on Dog Bite Prevention

SeattleResearchers from the Infant and Child development lab have held a successful symposium at the Society for research in Child Development’s international conference. The symposium was titled: “Dog bite prevention: Risky misunderstandings and how to play it safe” and was chaired by Dr. Kerstin Meints.

Worldwide Media Attention to Spatial Awareness Research

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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.