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Inside animal minds -- dogs & super senses
« on: May 09, 2014, 04:57:18 AM »
A very interesting show

NOVA: Inside Animal Minds: Dogs & Super Senses

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What is it like to be a dog, a shark, or a bird? Long the subject of human daydreams, this question is now getting serious attention from scientists who study animal senses. The senses define our experience of the world—they shape our minds, and help make us what we are. Humans rely on smell, sight, taste, touch, and sound, but other animals have super-powered versions of these senses, and a few, like electrically-sensitive sharks, even have extra senses we don’t have at all ...

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Re: Inside animal minds -- dogs & super senses
« Reply #1 on: May 09, 2014, 01:20:07 PM »
It is fascinating to me that dogs, cats and monkeys can detect drugs, cancers, hypo and hyperglycemia, seizures and more just using their superior sense of smell.
It doesn't make sense to let go of something you've had for so long.  But it also doesn't make sense to hold on when there's actually nothing there.