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Updated in 2017/11/22 下午 03:01:57      Viewed: 185 times      (Web Page)

A new study suggests that dogs and humans may have tapped into an instinctual bonding mechanism that originally evolved to reinforce the strongest biological bonds -- those between parent and offspring.

This animation discusses research by Nagasawa et al., which uncovers a neural feedback loop between people and their canine pets, a bonding mechanism that has strengthened the human/canine relationship for millennia.

Narration by Brandon Bryn.
Animation by Carla Schaffer.