January 20, 2015 | By Paul Natland |
BBC reports on a new study suggesting that a dog’s brain responds to human voices much the same way our brains do:
The researchers found that a similar region – the temporal pole, which is the most anterior part of the temporal lobe – was activated when both the animals and people heard human voices.
Most amazing is how compliant the pooches were to lay still for the duration of the scan. Gosh do we love our canine friends!
Have a read of the full article and the study.