Dogs understand both words and intonation of human speech

Dogs understand both words and intonation of human speech

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By: Nicola Davis | Dogs understand both words and intonation of human speech | Neuroscience | The Guardian

Study finds that dogs process speech in a similar way to humans, and that what you say and how you say it both matter when conversing with canines

It is both what you say and the way that you say it that matters when it comes to communicating with man’s best friend, research has revealed.

Scientists from Hungary scanned the brains of dogs while each was played the sound of their trainer’s voice, and discovered that our canine companions only experience a sense of reward when both the words and intonation indicate praise.

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