According to a new scientific study dogs can smell when humans are under stress.
Category: Animal Cognition and Memory
Doggy Dementia Risk Increases with Each Year of Age, say scientists
Researchers conducting the first large-scale study of its kind have recently found that the odds of a dog becoming afflicted with canine dementia rises by more than 50% with each year of age.
Happy the Elephant has Day in Court
New York’s highest court is set to determine whether Happy, a 47-year-old Asian elephant living at the Bronx Zoo, is being unlawfully imprisoned.
Positive Tone Matters when Speaking to Animals: Study
According to new scientific research, the way we talk around animals and the way we talk to animals may have an impact on their well-being.
Chimps have their own 400-word language: Scientific discovery
A new scientific study has revealed that chimpanzees engage in complex vocalizations with almost 400 words.
Bold Monkeys Learn Faster than Shy Monkeys
New research has revealed that bolder monkeys learn faster than shy ones, which was especially evident for members of some family groups.
Testing Cognitive Decline in Aging Dogs
Researchers have found that a suite of complementary tests can quantify changes in dogs suspected of suffering from cognitive decline.
Dogs Aware of Different Languages
Did you know that your dog can tell the difference between when you are speaking English and when you are speaking Spanish? It’s true. In fact, dogs can distinguish between different languages all together.
Do animals also have consciousness? A new theory describes consciousness as a state that is tied to complex cognitive operations that explains how animals have a sense of consciousness.
Gorillas can recognize you by your voice
New scientific research demonstrates that gorillas are able to recognize familiar human voices based on their relationship with the speaker.
Smart Parrots Need A Lot of Stimulation: Study
The results of an important new study help to explain why many intelligent birds–and perhaps other animals–struggle in captivity. More specifically, the results revealed that the smarter the bird, the more unique welfare needs it has in captivity.
Clever Cockatoos use Social Learning to Open Garbage Cans
Scientists have now demonstrated that cockatoos learn from each other.