Dog fMRI – Training Video

This is a video documenting how we trained 2 dogs to go in the MRI scanner for fMRI without restraints or sedation (check out the music video too: The goal of The Dog Project is to use fMRI to decode the dog-human relationship from the dog’s perspective. We hope to learn what a dog is really thinking. Callie (my dog) is a 2 year-old feist, and McKenzie is a 3 year-old border collie owned by Melissa Cate. Andrew Brooks is a graduate student in my lab at Emory University. Mark Spivak is the President and founder of Comprehensive Pet Therapy in Atlanta ( Want to learn more? Check out:
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