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Dogs and Musical Tastes. . .PROOF!
« on: February 12, 2018, 06:32:23 PM »
Yes, Dogs Can Have Music Preferences

The University of Glasgow has released new research, in partnership with Scotland’s Animal Welfare Charity (SPCA), looking at the musical taste of dogs.

The study consisted of playing five different genres of music to a group of dogs through sound systems installed in kennels, including soft rock, Motown, pop, reggae, and classical. The researchers then monitored the dogs’ stress levels by recording how much time they moved around, their heart rate, and other physiological changes.

“Overall, the response to different genres was mixed highlighting the possibility that like humans, our canine friends have their own individual music preferences,” study author Professor Neil Evans, from Glasgow University’s School of Veterinary Medicine, said in a statement.


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