Study confirms longstanding suspicion: domesticated cats have smaller brains than their wild ancestors

2022-01-28 9:15:00 AM

Study confirms longstanding suspicion: domesticated cats have smaller brains than their wild ancestors

Study confirms longstanding suspicion: domesticated cats have smaller brains than their wild ancestors

According to a new study, domesticated cats have smaller brains than their wild cat ancestors, confirming older studies and opening up new insights into how domestication affects animals.

the journal Royal Society Open Science, sought to replicate older research from the 60s and 70s on brain size in cats to see if those findings would still be accurate if assessed with today’s knowledge.“Brain size comparisons are often based on old, inaccessible literature and in some cases drew comparisons between domestic animals and wild species that are no longer thought to represent the true progenitor species of the domestic species in question,” the study stated to explain the need to try and recreate these flawed studies.

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How many animals had to die to know this? So do unvaccinated truckers! Where to sleep between meals? Here is good. so do domesticated humans Just like Conservatives. But, if i were a betting man and I am, I would say 10 to 1 that the domestic cats have a larger brain and cognitive functions then Doug!! My dumbass cats prove this to me every day.

Because have to think less to survive.