28 Aug '17, 2pm

What Do Our Dogs Dream About? #care2

What Do Our Dogs Dream About? #care2

If you’ve ever had a dog, you don’t need any proof that, just like us, they experience dream-filled slumbers . As their paws twitch, are they chasing after squirrels in dreamland? Could those smacking noises mean they’re chewing some tasty invisible treat? Yes, and yes, according to experts. Most importantly — and endearingly — dogs probably spend a lot of time dreaming about their owners. “Humans dream about the same things they’re interested in by day, though more visually and less logically,” Deirdre Barrett, a teacher and psychologist at Harvard Medical School, told People . “There’s no reason to think animals are any different. Since dogs are generally extremely attached to their human owners, it’s likely your dog is dreaming of your face, your smell and of pleasing or annoying you.” Sweet! Matt Wilson, a neuroscientist at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, be...

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