Evolution and Development Research Group

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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.