"Cats have a reputation for being “inscrutable,” the researchers say,
and their results mostly back up this notion. More than 6,000 study
participants in 85 countries, the vast majority of them cat owners,
watched brief cat videos and then judged the animals’ moods. The average
score was just under 60 percent correct — an F, if cat videos were a
However, 13 percent of participants did quite well, scoring 75 percent
or above. The researchers dubbed these achievers “cat whisperers” — and
said their results are important."
Via Paul Ferguson.
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