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Community Science Grant: Dogs' susceptibility to optical illusions
Posted Dec 17
Hello Animal Behavior Society Community!

My name is Gabriella Smith and I am a researcher at the Hunter College Thinking Dog Center (TDC). I am reaching out because we have spent the whole year conducting science in homes across the world and we’re now trying to get a little bit of extra support for our research. We’re a part of a crowdfunding challenge grant on to support a community/citizen science project on dog illusion susceptibility. In the next 20 days we are trying to gather $5,500 in funds (we are currently 10% funded!) which will be used to support our amazing research assistants, send supplies and prizes to owners, and make the published paper freely available to all. Plus, any pledges made between now and Dec, Sat 19 will be eligible to win a TDC bandana, and since no funds will be deducted until we reach our goal, it could be free!
Feel free to visit our website here, see attached flyer and spread the word!
Gabriella Smith