People Really Do Look Like Their Dogs, And Here’s Why

Dog owners look like their dogs. Or so people say.

But why do people wind up looking like their dogs? Sadahiko Nakajima is a psychologist whose research on dog-owner resemblance states that “a major reason of the dog-owner facial resemblance is the so-called ‘mere exposure effect,'” or the idea that a person might choose to get a dog who looks similar to themselves because of a preference for the familiar. Read the entire Huffington Post article here.