Little Kitten – LOLcats Like Stroking Too

With hat-tip and much love to G.

Why do hairy mammals like being stroked? Scientists think that the answer lies in a particular group of neurons which respond to gentle stroking in mice. Nature Video learns more with a little help from some furry friends: LOL cats.

Read the Nature research paper here : http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/nature11810

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