Researchers report it is possible to build up a rapport with a cat by simply using an eye narrowing technique.
fMRI study reveals dogs do not have a specific face area similar to that of primates. Dogs’ brain activity showed little response to faces but increased in response to seeing another dog over a human.
Study found genes implicated in cattle temperament contribute to neural developmental functions and are differentially expressed in the human brain. Some ASD related genes are associated with cattle temperament.
Owners who are encouraging increased their dog’s showing effort for finding a toy, but decreased their showing accuracy.