Deliverable 01 – english composition | English Composition
Dogs are certainly capable of learning new behaviors when properly trained and can remember commands well. They also display an impressive level of social awareness that allows them to form strong emotional bonds with people. However, they lack the same degree of creativity and flexibility in problem solving that human beings possess as a species. This means that while individual dogs may demonstrate remarkable feats such as understanding basic math or being able to follow complex directions from their owners, this does not mean they are necessarily smarter than humans overall.
In addition to differences in cognitive complexity between species, another factor contributing to why dogs may not be considered “smarter” than people is because most dog breeds were selectively bred by humans over hundreds of years for specific traits such as loyalty or physical strength rather than intelligence or advanced problem-solving skills (like wolves). As a result, many modern dog breeds simply don’t possess the same type of intellectual capabilities seen among wild wolf populations.
Overall then, it would be inaccurate to suggest that all dogs are necessarily smarter than all people – though depending on the task at hand individual instances might exist where one particular canine outperforms its human counterpart (or vice versa!). Ultimately though it seems clear that humanity still possess superior levels of cognitive ability compared with even our closest animal companions – no matter how loyal they may be.