Time for a Dog Nap?

October 2008
Weekly Reader News - Edition 3;10/17/2008, Vol. 78 Issue 7, p2
The article focuses on a study which found that dogs often yawn after watching people do it. Before the study was conducted, scientists thought that people could make only other people and chimpanzees yawn. According to experts, the results of the study are a sign that dogs can feel empathy, which is the ability to understand how someone feels. Researcher Atsushi Senju said that dogs are good at reading humans' signals.


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