Dog-directed speech: why do we use it and do dogs pay attention to it?

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Ben-Aderet , Tobey; Gallego-Abenza , Mario; Reby , David; Mathevon , Nicolas;
  • Publisher: Royal Society
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.1098/rspb.2016.2429, pmc: PMC5247504
  • Subject: infant-directed speech | human–dog communication | [ SDV.NEU.PC ] Life Sciences [q-bio]/Neurons and Cognition [q-bio.NC]/Psychology and behavior | acoustic communication | hyperspeech | [SDV.NEU.PC]Life Sciences [q-bio]/Neurons and Cognition [q-bio.NC]/Psychology and behavior | [ SDV.NEU.NB ] Life Sciences [q-bio]/Neurons and Cognition [q-bio.NC]/Neurobiology | pet-directed speech | dog cognition | [SDV.NEU.NB]Life Sciences [q-bio]/Neurons and Cognition [q-bio.NC]/Neurobiology | Behaviour | [ SDV.NEU.SC ] Life Sciences [q-bio]/Neurons and Cognition [q-bio.NC]/Cognitive Sciences | [SDV.NEU.SC]Life Sciences [q-bio]/Neurons and Cognition [q-bio.NC]/Cognitive Sciences
    mesheuropmc: otorhinolaryngologic diseases

International audience; Pet-directed speech is strikingly similar to infant-directed speech, a peculiar speaking pattern with higher pitch and slower tempo known to engage infants' attention and promote language learning. Here, we report the first investigation of poten... View more
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