There’s no surer way to set the Internet against itself than to stoke the flames of the cat-dog debate. Sigh. Well, OK, that’s not true, but it’s still a big deal! Cat people and dog people are always looking for ways to bring the other side down a notch, and boy did one side get an early holiday gift this week!
Associate Professor of Psychology and Biological Sciences Suzana Herculano-Houzel of Vanderbilt worked with a group of researchers from across the globe to perform a huge study on the brains of the animal kingdom, and in so doing, made a discovery that is rocking the domesticated dog/cat debate. The study also included information about bears, raccoons, ferrets, and other furry friends, but let’s not get distracted from the matter at hand.