Dogs process the sensory world very differently than humans, but love in a way that is entirely familiar.
Oct. 26, 2020 • ~6 min
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Brains recognize a smell based on which cells fire, in what order – the same way you recognize a song based on its pattern of notes. How much can you change the 'tune' and still know the smell?
July 8, 2020 • ~8 min
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Mmmmmmm. That smells delicious. Wait, how do you know that?
June 1, 2020 • ~5 min
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