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Dog Brains Link Pleasure With Owner’s Scent

Wednesday, April 02, 2014  
Posted by: Emily Becker
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An owner’s scent activates the parts of a dog‘s brain associated with pleasure, a new brain-imaging study says. Thus, a dog encountering its owner’s smell could feel in some way like a person reacting to the perfume or cologne of a loved one, according to study leader Gregory Berns, a neuroeconomist at Emory University in Atlanta...


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