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dogs are people too

Interesting Story of the Day from news.com.au:

RESEARCHERS have finally proven what animal lovers have known for centuries – dogs are people too.

Professor of Neuroeconomics Gregory Berns and his colleagues trained dogs to lie completely awake and unrestrained in MRI scanners in order to determine how their brains work and what they think of humans.

The problem with an experiment of this kind is that it requires absolute stillness and researchers couldn’t anesthetise the dogs because it shuts off brain function, which meant they had to be trained.

http://www.news.com.au/technology/sci-tech/professor-of-neuroeconomics-gregory-berns-reveals-dogs-are-people-too/story-fnjwkt0b-1226734174107

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