'The interesting thing here is that there was a difference in the (dogs') brain response to the familiar and the unfamiliar language,' said Attila Andics, head of the department of ethology at Eötvös Loránd University in Budapest, Hungary.
Wearing headsets, 18 subjects lay quietly while a functional magnetic resonance imaging machine droned on around their heads.
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Dogs can differentiate between familiar and unfamiliar human languagesThey are the first non-human animals to be able to tell the difference between human languages.
Dogs Know When We're Speaking a Foreign Language, Brain Scans ShowDogs appear to recognize their owners’ native language based on how it sounds overall.
Dogs Are Hearing More Than You ThinkA new study out of Hungary is the first to demonstrate non-human brains differentiating between languages. Huge!!!
Dogs Can Distinguish Speech from Gibberish—and Tell Spanish from HungarianA new study’s authors say their investigation represents the first time that a nonhuman brain has been shown to detect language And cats are especially good at ignoring us. You folks could use a good proofreader, especially for that first paragraph. Interesting article, though. Love dogs. But, as a species, they have been conditioned, through breeding over centuries, to respond to certain recognized forms of stimulus. Still love them though. My sister spells certain world like ‘walk’ with her little one! Say ‘hello, Rosie’!
Dogs Can Differentiate Between Familiar And Foreign Human Languages, Brain Scans RevealIf you were to move to a new country with a different language and bring along the family dog, your pet would likely have a hard time understanding commands from the locals, according to a new study looking at how dogs' brains react to different lang