Self-awareness in dogs needs no mirroring

How neglecting original scientific research and claiming for (re)discovering brings us back on animal cognition [Riassunto in italiano sotto] Dr G.G. jr Gallup and Dr J.R. Anderson recently published an interesting paper in Behavioural Processes entitled “The “olfactory mirror” and other recent attempts to demonstrate self-recognition in non-primate species” (Gallup & Anderson 2018). Generally, I agree…