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Old 11-06-2009, 01:09 AM
 
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Trends in Cognitive Sciences - Human-like social skills in dogs?

email.eva.mpg.de/~tomas/pdf/Hare_Tomasello05.pdf

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Hare and Tomasello address the theory of convergent evolution between Homo sapiens and Canis familiaris, stating that dogs show a specialized skill for reading human social behavior that is more accurate than even the animals most closely related to us, such as chimpanzees and bonobos.
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