Our research explores how our canine companions think and learn, and the ways in which this is similar to (and different from!) that of young children. In particular, how well can dogs understand what we say to them, and how does this compare to the way toddlers understand us?

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Our lab focuses on what our canine companions understand about human language. Click below to learn more about our research aims and our current projects.

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