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Coren, Stanley

Works: 94 works in 475 publications in 16 languages and 17,693 library holdings
Genres: Miscellanea  Juvenile works  History  Biography  Textbooks  Anecdotes 
Roles: Author, Editor, Other
Classifications: SF433, 636.7
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Stanley Coren
The left-hander syndrome : the causes and consequences of left-handedness by Stanley Coren( Book )

24 editions published between 1992 and 2014 in English and Dutch and held by 1,854 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"If you are among the 10 percent of people who happen to be left-handed, you've had to endure such derisive terms as 'gauche' and 'a left-handed compliment.' At school you may have been forced to write with your right hand. And in another century your proclivity might have gotten you accused of witchcraft. Any left-handed person, or the spouse, parent, or friend of one, will be captivated by this essential and eye-opening book. With bracing wit and a flawless command of current research, psychologist Stanley Coren answers such questions as: Is left-handedness acquired genetically or socially? Are southpaws more creative than their right-handed fellows? Why do left-handers seem to die younger than right-handers? What can left-handers do to counteract the perils and prejudices that confront them in a world that leans to the right?"--Publisher's description
Sleep thieves : an eye-opening exploration into the science and mysteries of sleep by Stanley Coren( Book )

25 editions published between 1986 and 2014 in 8 languages and held by 1,685 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this engrossing, expansive look at the facts and folklore of sleep, best-selling author Stanley Coren provides astounding new evidence that we are becoming an increasingly sleep-deprived society, and that this condition is seriously affecting our work, posing a danger to ourselves and others. He shows, for example, that the Exxon Valdez oil spill, the disaster involving the space shuttle Challenger, and the nuclear accidents at both Chernobyl and Three Mile Island were all associated with people suffering from sleep deprivation. Drawing on dramatic interviews with a range of professionals including doctors, airline pilots, stockbrokers, and truck drivers, Coren shows the risks that everyone now faces as more and more people in the workforce operate with insufficient sleep. He also looks at some of the more subtle and insidious effects of sleep loss on our physical and mental health and explains how to tell whether you are getting enough sleep. In addition Coren asks intriguing questions like: Do fish sleep? Are there really "morning" people and "night" people? Why is it virtually impossible to fall asleep during midmorning hours no matter how tired you are? And how is it that you can sleep for hours on a plane and never feel rested? Some provocative stories about sleep oddities are presented along with a description of some strange sleep disorders that affect a surprisingly large number of people. Finally, the book describes specific techniques to help children sleep through the night and to improve the quality and efficiency of your own sleep
Why we love the dogs we do : how to find the dog that matches your personality by Stanley Coren( Book )

30 editions published between 1988 and 2012 in 6 languages and held by 1,343 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Offers advice on how to choose the perfect dog, providing information on how to evaluate each personality trait of the dog and the owner to determine if the match will work or not
Sensation and perception by E. Bruce Goldstein( Book )

77 editions published between 1978 and 2004 in 3 languages and held by 1,328 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book provides broad, theoretically balanced coverage, along with late-breaking discoveries and new thinking, on how we see, hear, smell, touch, and make sense of our world. Featuring do-it-yourself demonstrations of actual perceptual phenomena, Coren, Ward, and Enns's interactive approach to sensation and perception enables the reader to use their own senses to understand this fascinating and dynamic field
The intelligence of dogs : canine consciousness and capabilities by Stanley Coren( Book )

16 editions published between 1994 and 1995 in English and Dutch and held by 1,240 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Coren examines the mental abilities of dogs, including memory, the ability to understand human language, and emotion, as well as how the varios breeds differ in intelligence
How dogs think : understanding the canine mind by Stanley Coren( Book )

19 editions published between 2004 and 2016 in 9 languages and held by 1,089 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An exploration of canine thought and feeling draws on current scientific research to offer insight into how to solve problems through a better understanding of dog behavior
Why does my dog act that way? : a complete guide to your dog's personality by Stanley Coren( Book )

8 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 1,061 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"For years, even scientists mistakenly believed that dogs were simply domesticated wolves. But recent discoveries have demonstrated that dogs are actually much more complex than their wild cousins--their ability to adapt to a man-made world is far more flexible, and their personalities are far more diverse. Using findings from scientific experiments by dog breeders and the domestication of foxes and wolves, Coren re-creates the story of how dogs evolved into the myriad forms and breeds we love today. With specific information on which breeds were bred to become more dominant, affectionate, cooperative, or even dangerous, this practical, surprising book can help you to select a new companion or simply to understand your old friend better. Coren also presents a simple, fun test you can administer to your own dog to get a detailed picture of his personality. You, too, can train your pet to become a friendly, calm, confident, "bomb-proof" dog.--From publisher description."--Source other than the Library of Congress
Why do dogs have wet noses? by Stanley Coren( Book )

8 editions published between 2006 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 860 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the history and some interesting facts about the behavior and habits of dogs
The modern dog : a joyful exploration of how we live with dogs today by Stanley Coren( Book )

7 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 840 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Evaluates the cultural, literary, religious, and economic ways in which the human race has shaped its relationship with dogs throughout the past 15,000 years, sharing stories of how dogs have become entangled in human political, legal, and evolutionary processes
Seeing is deceiving : the psychology of visual illusions by Stanley Coren( Book )

12 editions published in 1978 in English and held by 823 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Do dogs dream? : nearly everything your dog wants you to know by Stanley Coren( Book )

3 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and held by 748 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book packs a lot of energy in a little package. Throughout his long career as a researcher, professor, writer, and dog trainer, Coren has been asked the same questions many times. Here, he answers them in 72 short chapters. Queries range from dogs' anatomy and physiology to their emotions to unusual habits. Coren also includes chapters on the principles and methods of positive dog training. He writes in a conversational style, basing his answers on the latest scientific research while avoiding jargon, which makes this book informative for veteran and novice dog owners alike
Lateral preferences and human behavior by Clare Porac( Book )

11 editions published between 1977 and 1981 in English and held by 701 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The pawprints of history : dogs and the course of human events by Stanley Coren( Book )

8 editions published between 2002 and 2007 in English and Chinese and held by 694 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

[In this book, the author] has amassed a ... collection of stories. [In the book], the stories themselves are the focus and readers have the undiluted pleasure of sharing in [his] unique trove. As history's great figures strut across the stage, [he] guides us from the wings, lovingly picking out the canine cameos and giving every dog of distinction its day. He vividly depicts the dogs who have played a significant role in the lives of many historical figures, and shows how their relationships with their people have directly influenced the course of world events. In this unparalleled chronicle, we see how Florence Nightingale's chance encounter with a wounded dog changed her life by leading her to the vocation of nursing. We learn why Dr. Freud's Chow Chow attended all of his therapy sessions and how the life of the Fifth Dalai Lama was saved by a dog who shared his bed. We see the obsessive love of King Charles II, who gave his spaniels hereditary titles of nobility so that they might go with him into the House of Lords. From canines who accompanied the rulers of ancient Egypt to those belonging to the presidents of the United States, dogs have been companions as well as political symbols and instruments of public relations - including Calvin Coolidge's collie Prudence Prim, who had a cheerful collection of fancy hats, and Bill Clinton's chocolate Lab, Buddy, who made timely appearances to help his master through photo ops ... In this definitive collection of canine greatness, bursting with tales of famous figures and their four-legged catalysts of every breed and possible disposition, from lapdogs to four-legged warriors, from sleuthing hounds to sedentary pugs, [the author] convincingly documents that wherever are found the footprints of history, there too one will find the pawprints
Understanding your dog for dummies by Stanley Coren( Book )

14 editions published between 2007 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 322 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

What makes Spot go? What makes Cujo psycho? This friendly guide helps you understand the emotional makeup and drives of your dog. All kinds of fun exercises, questionnaires, and charts help you determine what motivates your dog's attitudes and behaviors and use that knowledge, practical advice, and proven training techniques to nurture a great pet and a great relationship
The intelligence of dogs : a guide to the thoughts, emotions, and inner lives or our canine companions by Stanley Coren( Book )

35 editions published between 1994 and 2010 in 13 languages and held by 311 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Le point de vue ancien et moderne concernant l'intelligence du chien; types d'intelligence (instinctive, d'adaptation, de travail, d'obéissance); la personnalité du chien; comment améliorer l'intelligence du chien
Left-handedness : behavioral implications and anomalies by Stanley Coren( Book )

13 editions published in 1990 in English and held by 282 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Left-handedness has been shown to be a possible marker for various psychological and physical abnormalities. This book presents evidence by a number of researchers who evaluate whether there are indeed differences between left- and right-handers which extend into the broader psychological and physiological realms. Several chapters show that left-handedness is found in unexpectedly high proportions in populations that suffer from various immune deficiency diseases, in alcoholics, dyslexics, mental retardates, psychopaths and other clinical groups. The book indicates why left-handedness should b
What do dogs know? by Stanley Coren( Book )

5 editions published between 1997 and 1998 in English and Chinese and held by 267 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

How dogs think : what the world looks like to them and why they act the way they do by Stanley Coren( Book )

2 editions published between 2005 and 2013 in English and held by 108 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An exploration of canine thought and feeling draws on current scientific research to offer insight into how to solve problems through a better understanding of dog behavior
Left hander : everything you need to know about left-handedness by Stanley Coren( Book )

3 editions published in 1993 in English and held by 77 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Born to bark : my adventures with an irrepressible and unforgettable dog by Stanley Coren( Book )

4 editions published between 2011 and 2014 in English and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"For Christmas the woman who would become my wife bought me a dog'a little terrier. The next year her Christmas gift to me was a shotgun. Most of the people in my family believe that those two gifts were not unrelated." So begins Born to Bark, the charming new memoir by psychologist and beloved dog expert Stan Coren of his relationship with an irrepressible gray Cairn terrier named Flint. Stan immediately loved the pup for his friendly nature and indefatigable spirit, though his wife soon found the dog's unpredictable exuberance difficult to deal with, to say the least. Even though Flint drove Stan's wife up the wall, he became the joy of Stan's life. The key to unlocking this psychologist-author's way of looking at dog behavior, Flint also became the inspiration behind Coren's classic, The Intelligence of Dogs. Undeterred by Flint's irrepressible behavior (and by the breeder's warning that he might be untrainable), Coren set out to prove that his furry companion could pass muster with the best of them. He persevered in training the unruly dog and even ventured into the competitive circles of obedience trials in dog shows, where Flint eventually made canine history as the highest-scoring Cairn terrier in obedience competition up to that time. (Stan chose not to tell his wife that the highest-ranking obedience dog of that year, a border collie, earned a total score that was fifty times higher.) The longest-running popular expert on human-dog bonding, Coren has enlivened his respected books and theories about dogs with accounts of his own experiences in training, living with, loving, and trying to understand them. A consummate storyteller, Coren now tells the wry, poignant, goofy, and good-hearted tale of his life with the dog who (in the words of his own book titles) taught him How to Speak Dog and How Dogs Think and whose antics made him ask Why Does My Dog Act That Way' Illustrated with Coren's own delightful line drawings and photos, and interwoven with his heartfelt anecdotes of other beloved dogs from his earlier life, Born to Bark is an irresistible good dog/bad dog tale of this extraordinary, willful pooch and his profound impact on his master's insights into canine behavior as a research psychologist and on his outlook on life as a whole
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Sleep thieves : an eye-opening exploration into the science and mysteries of sleep
Alternative Names
Coren, S.

Korens, Stenlijs

Stanley Coren Ahli psikologi Amerika

Stanley Coren American psychologist

Stanley Coren Amerikaans psycholoog

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Sleep thieves : an eye-opening exploration into the science and mysteries of sleepWhy we love the dogs we do : how to find the dog that matches your personalitySensation and perceptionThe intelligence of dogs : canine consciousness and capabilitiesHow dogs think : understanding the canine mindWhy does my dog act that way? : a complete guide to your dog's personalityWhy do dogs have wet noses?The modern dog : a joyful exploration of how we live with dogs today