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The Truth About Dogs

The Truth About Dogs

Author: Steven Budiansky
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2002. A good paperback copy.

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Stephen Budiansky holds that virtually everything previously written about dogs is either wrong or misguided. Instead he maintains that to understand the true nature of dogs we need to stop interpreting their behaviour in the human terms of loyalty and betrayal. The truth is far more complex and surprising. The Dog Genome Project is currently laying the groundwork for identifying the genetic basis of why our dogs behave in the way they do. Other research investigates canine intelligence, and some remarkable experiments reveal what dogs can and cannot see. Budiansky brings together the disciplines of behavioural science, genetics, neuroscience and archaeology to show us how wrong we have been about man¿s best friend.

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General Fields

  • : 9780753813225
  • : Phoenix Books
  • : Phoenix Books
  • : February 2002
  • : 2 Centimeters X 12.9 Centimeters X 19.6 Centimeters
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : 636.7
  • : Paperback
  • : Steven Budiansky
  • : 272