Distinguished Lecturer Seminar Series

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Distinguished Lecture by Dr. Juliane Kaminski: "Through a dog's eyes: Domestication and the dog-human bond"

  • Date: Jun 14, 2019
  • Time: 13:00
  • Speaker: Dr. Juliane Kaminski
  • Department of Psychology University of Portsmouth, UK
  • Location: MPI SHH Jena
  • Room: Villa V14
  • Host: Department of Linguistic and Cultural Evolution
  • Contact: braeuer@shh.mpg.de

Over the last decades dogs have become one of the most popular species in comparative psychology. One reason for that is dogs unique evolutionary history. Domestication shaped wolves into dogs and transformed both their behavior and their anatomy. Here I will show how dogs have adapted to the human environment by humans consciously or unconsciously selecting dogs to fit in.

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