Select Media & News

2017

What Makes Fido So Friendly? It Could Be Genetic. Smithsonian
Why dogs are friendly – it’s written in their genes. BBC
Why Are Dogs So Friendly? Science Finally Has an Answer. National Geographic
What makes dogs so friendly? Study finds genetic link to super-outgoing people. Science News
Why Are Dogs So Friendly? The Answer May Be in 2 Genes. The New York Times
Shocker: Some cats like people more than food or toys. The Washington Post 
Empirical Evidence: Cats Love People, 
The New York Times
Cats Care About People More Than Food, New Study Finds. Time
Your Cat Thinks You’re Cool: 60 Second Science. Scientific American
How Much Do Cats and Dogs Remember? Live Science
Through a cat’s nose: How understanding smell can keep cats in homes and reduce stress in shelters, Maddie’s Fund. 

2016

What We Understand about Cats and What They Understand about Us. Scientific American 
What’s Going On in Your Cat’s Head?
Scientific American

Socializing cats to aid adoptability. 
JAVMA news
Can Horses Follow Humans’ Pointing Gestures? The Horse

“A big part of cats’ lives are spent around their meow
human owners, yet scientists are just starting to
understand what they think of us”


2015

Really, Canine Science is Open Access, Scientific American
Cat
Intelligence – The Lives of Animals (English Translation) Die Klugheit der Katzen. Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung Blog
What’s Inside Your Cat’s Head? This Is What Science Has Found So Far. BrainDecoder

Screen Shot 2015-07-26 at 7.50.07 PM“What’s going on in my cat’s head? Does she
know how I feel?
How smart is she?”

2014

New OSU study reveals dog’s breed and hunting instincts can shape behavior, The Oregonian
KEZI 9 News
Behavior of man’s best friend shaped by breed and hunting instincts, PhysOrg
Man’s Best Friend, AgInfo.net

“…dogs bred for certain predatory traits Wolf
may be more likely to follow human gestures
than dogs lacking the traits.”

2013

Maclean’s Magazine (Canada’s national newsweekly)
BBC/Nova: Animal Minds
You re invited to a canine science conference, Scientific American
Mental Illness: Not Just For People AnymoreHuffington Post Live
Dog Speak: The Sounds of DogsBark Magazine

“What do canine vocalizations meLaurenandWotan3 - MontySloanan? Animal
behavior researchers have only recently begun
to chip away at this question.”

2012

The Battle of Cats vs. Dogs, Parade MagazineKittensPile

 “…experts have shown, each
animal has its own special talents”

2011

Can Dogs Read Our Minds? The Animal House (WAMU) Podcast
Psychology Today
Canine Telepathy: Can Your Dog Read Your Mind? Huffington Post
New study answers the question ‘Can your dog read your mind?’ Toronto Star
Your Dog is Watching YouNew York Times
Frankfurter Allgemeine Sonntagszeitung
Canine connection: Study explores how dogs think and learn about human behavior, Science daily
Dogs Likely Born with ‘Canine Telepathy’, Discovery News
Dogs can instinctively sense a friendly faceTelegraph
Bark Magazine
NOVA Science Now
Your dog knows a smile looks fetching on you, Today
MSNBC

DX466652 - Monty Sloan - Wolf Park“The question was, are dogs & wolves
responsive to a human’s attentional state?”

2010

Scientific American
Canine Cogniton and Pointing Gestures – An Update, The Other End of the Leash
National Geographic TV

Someone altogether different does anotIMG_20151202_140244438her study,
and another… and eventually, we start teasing apart
what we know, and what we don’t know.”

2009

St. Petersburg Times
The Missourian

“Her team therefore worked with a mixtuDogHandre
of pet dogs, dogs from animal shelters that had
had minimal interaction with people, and wolves
raised by humans.”

2008

Fido’s inner life, APA Monitor on Psychology
Not so dumb animals, The Economist
Wolves make dog’s dinner out of domestication theoryNew Scientist

“…six of the eight wolves followWolfPark1ed human
gestures perfectly in more than eight
out of ten trials.”

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