Do we love dogs as much as babies?

Sorry, dog lovers! Although humans can feel strong emotional attachments to their dogs, dogs may not experience the same type of attachment to humans.


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Do We Love Dogs As Much As Babies?

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Key Facts In This Video

  1. One study found the same regions of the brain were activated when women were shown pictures of both their dog and their children. 00:38

  2. The substrania nigra and ventral tegmental area are parts of the brain responsible for feelings of happiness and love. 01:30

  3. People who are affectionate and interactive with their dogs tend to have dogs who reciprocate the behavior. 02:10