One could say that dogs see the world faster than we do, but what they really do is see just a bit more world in every second. We marvel at dogs’ seemingly magical skill at catching a Frisbee on the fly, or following a rapidly bouncing ball… . [They can do this because] dogs actually see the Frisbee’s, or the ball’s, new location a fraction of a second before we do… . We must always seem a little slow [to our dogs]. Our responses to the world are a split second behind the dogs’.

Inside of a Dog (Scribner 2009; page 131-32)

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