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Canine researcher Ádám Miklósi of the Family Dog Project gets us into the head of the family pooch—and how that could help us learn about our own brains.
Join radio host Boyd Matson every week for adventure, conservation and green science. This week they are trekking 1,000 miles through the Empty Quarter Desert, searching for the lost civilization of Shangri La, looking at the implications of California’s severe drought, walking through Chinatowns, researching the human brain, getting a visit from the Love Doctor, and learning what makes Russians smile.
Wild animals usually don’t live long enough to suffer cognitive decline, but domestic pets can be susceptible, experts say.
Nelson Dellis left Saturday’s US Memory Championship with gold medals around his neck and a trophy in his hand. He had broken new records, memorized 303 random numbers in five minutes, and recited the order of two decks of cards. The second-time champion was living proof that a 28-year old with an average memory can…