Research interests:

Human perception and perceptual development (vision and audition); laterality (particularly handedness); behavioral medicine; behavior genetics; general cognitive processes and sleep. Canine behavior, and human/animal bonding.

Ghosts and Black Dogs: The fascinating folklore and mythology of dogs.
(Hubble & Hattie, 2016)

The Wisdom of Dogs. (Blue Terrier Press, 2014)

Do Dogs Dream? Nearly Everything Your Dog Wants You to Know. (W.W. Norton & Co., 2012)

Born to Bark: My Adventures with an Irrepressible and Unforgettable Dog. (Free Press, 2010)Winner of the Maxwell Medal of Excellence from the Dog Writers Association of America

Dogs All-In-One for Dummies. (Wiley, 2010)

The Modern Dog. (Free Press, 2008)

Why do dogs have wet noses? (Kids Can Press, 2008) Winner of the Animal Behavior Society’s award for Best Children’s Book

Understanding your dog for dummies. (Wiley Publishing Inc. 2007)

Why does my dog act that way? A complete guide to your dog’s personality. (Free Press, 2006)

The Intelligence of Dogs (Free Press,2006) [Revised and updated edition, first edition 1993]

Sensation and Perception 6th ed. (John Wiley & Sons, 2004) [First edition 1978]

The Pawprints of history: Dogs and the course of human events. (Free Press, 2003)

How to speak dog: Mastering the art of dog-human communication. (Fireside Books, Simon & Schuster – Free Press[48] 2001)

Why We Love The Dogs We Do. (Free Press, 1998)

What Do Dogs Know? (Free Press, 1997)

Sleep Thieves. (Free Press, 1996)

The left-hander syndrome: the causes and consequences of left-handedness. (Vintage Books, 1993) [Revised edition with new “Afterword”, first edition 1991][Finalist for the Los Angeles Times Book Award]

Left-handedness: Behavioral implications and anomalies. (Advances in Psychology, North-Holland, 1990)

Lateral preferences and human behavior. (Springer Verlag, 1981)

Seeing is Deceiving: The Psycholosgy of Visual Illusions. (Lawrence Erlbaum Associates, 1978).