SCI003: Cats love sitting in boxes. But can they be fooled into sitting in fake boxes? Caroline, Lindsay, and Lino discuss a real study into this question and the science of illusory squares and animal behavior involved. Plus SpaceX Starship news.
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Links for this episode:
- Cats love boxes so much they’ll even sit in fake ones | Live Science
- Illusory contours – Wikipedia
- Twitter thread of cat owners experimenting
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