Research Articles on Play

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Rapid Mimicry and emotional contagion in domestic dogs by Palagi

Rapid Mimicry and Emotional Contagion in Domestic Dogs

Author(s): Palagi, E.; Nicotra, V.; Cordoni, G.

Emotional contagion is a basic form of empathy that makes individuals able to experience others' emotions. In human and non-human primates, emotional contagion can be linked to facial mimicry, an automatic and fast response (less than 1 s) in ... [More]

NIFP Rating: 7

Subject(s): Play Behavior - other mammals (not rat or Primate), Review-Commentary