The Resource Inside of a dog : what dogs see, smell, and know, Alexana Horowitz, (electronic resource)

Inside of a dog : what dogs see, smell, and know, Alexana Horowitz, (electronic resource)

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Inside of a dog : what dogs see, smell, and know
Title
Inside of a dog
Title remainder
what dogs see, smell, and know
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Alexana Horowitz
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eng
Summary
The bestselling book that asks what dogs know and how they think, now in paperback. The answers will surprise and delight you as Alexandra Horowitz, a cognitive scientist, explains how dogs perceive their daily worlds, each other, and that other quirky animal, the human. Horowitz introduces the reader to dogs' perceptual and cognitive abilities and then draws a picture of what it might be like to be a dog. What's it like to be able to smell not just every bit of open food in the house but also to smell sadness in humans, or even the passage of time' How does a tiny dog manage to play successfully with a Great Dane' What is it like to hear the bodily vibrations of insects or the hum of a fluorescent light' Why must a person on a bicycle be chased' What's it like to use your mouth as a hand' In short, what is it like for a dog to experience life from two feet off the ground, amidst the smells of the sidewalk, gazing at our ankles or knees' Inside of a Dog explains these things and much more. The answers can be surprising'once we set aside our natural inclination to anthropomorphize dogs. Inside of a Dog also contains up-to-the-minute research'on dogs' detection of disease, the secrets of their tails, and their skill at reading our attention'that Horowitz puts into useful context. Although not a formal training guide, Inside of a Dog has practical application for dog lovers interested in understanding why their dogs do what they do. With a light touch and the weight of science behind her, Alexandra Horowitz examines the animal we think we know best but may actually understand the least. This book is as close as you can get to knowing about dogs without being a dog yourself
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Horowitz, Alexana
Dewey number
636.7
Index
no index present
LC call number
SF433
LC item number
.H676 2014
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unknown
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Inside of a dog : what dogs see, smell, and know, Alexana Horowitz, (electronic resource)
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Title from resource description page (Recorded Books, viewed October 13, 2014)
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online resource
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multicolored
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1 online resource
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online
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9781416588276
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computer
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rdamedia
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EB00579280
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(OCoLC)893114643
Label
Inside of a dog : what dogs see, smell, and know, Alexana Horowitz, (electronic resource)
Link
Publication
Note
Title from resource description page (Recorded Books, viewed October 13, 2014)
Antecedent source
unknown
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781416588276
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
ac1cce81-ad5c-4195-81f8-1b25255a62d7
Publisher number
EB00579280
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
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unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)893114643

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