New Study Shows Dogs And Humans Share Vocal Recognition
A Hungarian university discovered dogs process barks the way humans process speech.By Kristian Mundahl | February 20, 2014
Remember the last time you scolded your dog? He probably knew exactly what you meant.
A new study shows that dogs and humans share a cerebral link when it comes to vocal recognition. Using the same parts as human brains, little Fido is capable of recognizing voices and even determining their emotional tone. (Via Science Direct)
Researchers at Eotvos Lorand University measured the brain activity in 11 dogs and 22 humans, playing both dog barks and vocal samples during separate MRIs for each subject.