Welcome to our Virtual Research!

Thank you for participating in our study! We are looking to see if dogs follow human communicative gestures, specifically whether they follow human pointing. In this study we expect dogs will follow a human pointing gesture to find a treat in some cases, and in other cases we expect they won’t. 

Check out the video below for a quick overview of what the study will look like. 

If you have any questions along the way please feel free to reach out to us at dogscience@iwu.edu 

Current Studies

Due to COVID-19 we are not currently running any studies. Check back soon! 

- Numerical Reasoning

Interested in Learning more about dog cognition? Check out Dr. Furlong's audiobook! 

Interested in learning more about dogs?

Check out Dr. Furlong's audiobook on dog cognition! - Numerical Reasoning

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1312 N. Park St.

Bloomington, IL


E-Mail: dogscience@iwu.edu 
Tel (Info):  (309) 556-3415

Tel (Lab):  (309) 556-3821

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