Posts with tag Emile van der Zee

A Border Collie named Gable was studied to determine whether his word association was due to the shape, size or texture of objects. Photo courtesy of University of Lincoln.

Shape, Words and Your Dogs

Researchers, led by Emile van der Zee, Ph.D.,of the University of Lincoln School of Psychology in Lincoln, England, have learned that dogs do not associate words to objects in the same way that people do. Van der Zee, a cognitive psychology specialist, and his colleagues studied a single Border Collie named Gable, coming to the… read more