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Becoming a centaur

21 mins | Aug 28, 2022
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Horse and human cooperation is a neurobiological miracle. The horse is a prey animal, and humans are predators, and yet when we come together, the mutual trust behind our cross-species interaction achieves a neurobiological miracle. Janet Jones is a neuroscientist that applies brain research to training horses and riders, here she reveals how physical interaction becomes a kind of neural dance in horse-human interaction.
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