Our physical attributes help us to predict the actions of others and therefore often affects our perception of what is going on and what might happen

Small common squirrel monkeys (Saimiri sciureus). Notice the thumbs.

A study with monkeys, two species of which had opposable thumbs while the third didn’t, indicated to the researchers “the intriguing possibility that an individual’s inherent physical capability heavily influences their perception, their memory of what they think they saw and their ability to predict …

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Dogs’ facial fast twitch muscles provides them with expressions which entice us

Doe-eyed dog

Unlike domestic cats, domestic dogs have a face-full of fast twitch muscles which enable them to have expressive faces and rapid barks. Their bark is entirely different to that of their wild ancestor the wolf. Wolf bark compared to the domestic dog bark And it …

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