Alexandra Horowitz

Dog Cognition Scientist and Professor, Barnard College of Columbia University; Author, Inside of a Dog: What Dogs See, Smell, and Know

Alexandra Horowitz is a scientist studying dog cognition and adjunct associate professor teaching psychology at Barnard College of Columbia University. The Horowitz Dog Cognition Lab at Barnard conducts research on a wide range of topics, including dog olfaction, play behavior, and attributions of secondary emotions to dogs. In addition to many scholarly articles relating to dog behavior and cognition, she is the author of Inside of a Dog: What Dogs See, Smell, and Know; On Looking: Eleven Walks with Expert Eyes; Being a Dog: Following the Dog into a World of Smell; and editor of Domestic Dog Cognition and Behavior.

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