Dogs can pick out words from speech

Some very good dogs can identify individual words from a string of syllables
10 November 2021
Presented by Sally Le Page
Production by Sally Le Page.


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The first part of understanding a new language is working out where one word stops and the next word starts out of a string of syllables. Researchers at ELTE University in Hungary have been looking at how dogs’ brains respond to language to figure out if they can recognise words, as Sally Le Page found out from author Marianna Boros…


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