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Dogs Reasoning on Par With Human Toddlers: Study

They are mans best friends, and now dogs have surprised researchers by showing that they are capable of advanced reasoning as much as human toddlers.

The study, by Austrian researchers, shows that dogs behaviour is pretty sophisticated when it comes to a physical problem-solving test.

The study started when researchers first observed how several children aged 14 months reacted during an experiment.

As a part of the experiment, the children were placed separately, and each sat and watched as one by one, their mothers entered a dimly lit room carrying a blanket with both hands, before using their heads to turn on a light switch.

However, instead of copying their mothers way of switching on the light with their heads, the kids, when they were given a chance to do so, generally used their hands rather than their heads.

The analysts concluded that the toddlers were able to reason that the only reason their mums used their heads, was because their hands were occupied with another task.

Researchers at the University of Vienna then carried out a similar study to see if mans best friend was capable of behaving in the same way.

As a part of this experiment, they trained a female Border collie called Guinness to push a bar with her paws in order to receive a treat, instead of using her mouth as dogs typically do.

Guinness then performed this task while being watched separately by two groups of mixed-breed dogs.

One group of 21 dogs watched her in action when she had a ball in her mouth, while another group of 19-dogs watched Guinness move the bar with her paws while her mouth was empty.

A third group of 14 dogs were not allowed to watch Guinness at all, but were simply let loose on the mechanism without instruction.

Out of the last group, 12 of the 14 dogs operated the bar with their mouths just as the researchers had
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