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The student voice of Washington State University since 1895

The Daily Evergreen

The student voice of Washington State University since 1895

The Daily Evergreen

Some breeds, like the Alaskan Malamute and Czechoslovakian Wolfdog, look remarkably like wolves. Despite thousands of years of domestication, dogs retain many instincts that wolves depend on in the wild.

Dog behaviors decoded

ISABELLE BUSCH April 21, 2022

Dogs trot through campus, frolic in the park and relax on our couches. People often characterize their behaviors as cute, deciding their actions are a means of asking for food or attention. However, our...

WSU student Hannah Fee listens to music while working on homework.

Listen with caution

JUSTIN WASHINGTON, Evergreen research editor November 1, 2021

We have all heard the line from parents or other adults in our lives that our music, games and t.v. shows are bad for us. We should not play violent video games because we will end up committing violent...

Instead of just focusing on how mental processes influence goal-directing behaviors in children, the researchers believe studies should focus on what is going on around the child and how that influences their thinking.

Goal-directed behaviors in children may be affected by outside factors

ERIN MULLINS, Evergreen reporter April 29, 2021

Children’s ability to stay on task and control their behavior may not just be based on the internal workings of the brain but on outside factors as well, found researchers from WSU, Doctrina Education...

In places where dogs are used for herding, people are not as close with their dogs. Researchers also found that women have more affectionate relationships with dogs than men do.

Affection influenced dog domestication

TRINITY WILLSEY, Evergreen reporter February 11, 2021

Temperature and gender have influenced the relationships between humans and dogs in various cultures, a WSU anthropological research team has found. Environmental temperature has influenced how useful...

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