Science Claims People Who Talk to Their Pets Are Way Smarter Than Those Who Don’t

Science Claims People Who Talk to Their Pets Are Way Smarter Than Those Who Don’t

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Researchers call this phenomenon anthropomorphism. Luckily, they’ve confirmed that there is no need to call a doctor. The tendency to attribute humanlike emotions and features to non-human objects is based on intelligence and creativity rather than boorishness or stupidity. “It’s actually a natural byproduct of the tendency that makes humans uniquely smart on this planet,” claims Nicholas Epley, one of the scientists.

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