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His article in today's New York Times provides interesting evidence for the similarity of human and canine emotions based on MRI studies of the activity of canine brains and argues that this provides a basis for attributing personhood to dogs. It further suggests that there are moral and legal implications for such studies.

http://www.nytimes.com/2013/10/06/opinion/sunday/dogs-are-people-to...;

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