Dr. Brian Hare is associate professor of evolutionary anthropology at Duke University in North Carolina and a member of the Center for Cognitive Neuroscience, which is a division of the Duke Institute for Brain Sciences. He received his Ph.D. from Harvard University, founded the Hominoid Psychology Research Group while at the Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology in Leipzig, Germany, and subsequently founded the Duke Canine Cognition Center when arriving at Duke University.
In addition to serving as the director of the Duke Canine Cognition Center, Brian is the co-founder of Dognition, a truly revolutionary new service for dog lovers to be released in early 2013. For those who treasure a deeper relationship with their dogs, Dognition provides fun, cognitive science-based games that help you discover the unique way that your dog sees the world.
Every owner has wondered at one time or other: What is my dog really thinking? Or why does my dog behave the way he does? With Dognition, you can begin to answer these questions and more, while discovering new ways to connect with your dog. What’s more, all of the data aggregated by Dognition will help scientists like Brian make exciting new breakthroughs in dog cognition, contributing to the greater good of all dogs.
Brian co-authored The Genius of Dogs with Vanessa Woods, available Feb. 5, 2013.