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Study Finds Humans Over Time Have 'Systematically' Shaped The Brains Of Dogs

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A new study finds that the role for which a dog was bred is reflected in their brain structure. Research shows that thanks to humans, their brains have become prewired for specialty skills.

Here & Now's Robin Young speaks with science writer Sharon Begely (@sxbegle) about the study.

This segment aired on September 4, 2019.

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