Dogs only non-human mammal that recognize facial expressions, study says

February 13, 2015 1:04 PM

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Dogs only non-human mammal that recognize facial expressions, study says

If you ever get the impression that your dog can "tell" whether you look content or annoyed, you may be onto something. Dogs may indeed be able to discriminate between happy and angry human faces, according to a new study.

Researchers trained a group of 11 dogs to distinguish between images of the same person making either a happy or an angry face. During the training stage, each dog was shown only the upper half or the lower half of the person's face.

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