Why dogs might be smarter than cats


Today’s Video of the Day comes from Vanderbilt University and features new evidence of why dogs may be smarter than cats.

It’s the age-old question that dog people and cat people have been arguing over for years. But a new study set out to compare the number cortical neurons in the brains of a variety of different carnivores, including dogs and cats.

The results showed that dogs possess a significantly higher number of cortical neurons than cats, which allows them the capability to accomplish more complex tasks.

By Rory Arnold, Earth.com Staff Writer

Video Credit: Amy Wolf & Zachary Eagles, Vanderbilt University