Dog Brains Link Pleasure With Owner’s Scent
Wednesday, April 02, 2014
Posted by: Emily Becker
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...