Dogs have multi-modal mental imagery of items and objects that are familiar to them. When a dog thinks about an object, they imagine the object's different sensory features.
After 14,000 years of domestication, dogs have an edge in both cognition and people-reading skills over wolves.
Researchers report Asian elephants appear to possess numerical abilities similar to humans.
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Whether a person is familiar to the animal or not, horses integrate human facial expressions and vocal tones to perceive human emotion, a new study reports.
Researchers report ravens share some human ability to think abstractly about other ravens, and adapt their behavior by attributing their own perceptions to others.
A new study provides evidence for a face selective region in the temporal cortex of dogs.