Inside the brains of dogs

Inside the brains of dogs

Credit: Enik Kubinyi / Eötvös Loránd University

What are dogs thinking when they gaze into our eyes? No more than when they’re looking at the back of our heads, according to research published in the Journal of Neuroscience.

For humans and other primates, looking at faces is vital for communication. This is reflected in our brains’ visual neural network dedication to processing faces. But it’s not the case for dogs, says first author Nora Bunford from Hungary’s Eötvös Loránd University.


Published by Cosmos.

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