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Study: Dogs Understand How We're Feeling

Researchers in Hungary have confirmed something many dog owners have long suspected: that canines understand our feelings. Using a Magnetic Resonance Scanner, or MRI, scientists found that when it comes to emotions, dogs' brains are similar to those of humans. Dogs are usually not relaxed in a lab environment, but with a little petting and lots of treats they can be trained to sit still even in an MRI scanner. That’s how researchers in Hungary’s ELTE University were able to get...

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