Familiarity with the experimenter influences the performance of Common ravens (Corvus corax) and Carrion crows (Corvus corone corone) in cognitive tasks
| Contributor(s):: Lara Cibulski, Claudia A.F. Wascher, Brigitte M.Weiß, Kurt Kotrschal
When humans and animals interact with one another over an extended time span they familiarise and may develop a relationship, which can exert an influence on both partners. For example, the behaviour of an animal in experiments may be affected by its relationship to the human experimenter....
Solidarity with Animals: Assessing a Relevant Dimension of Social Identification with Animals
| Contributor(s):: Catherine E. Amiot, Brock Bastian
Interactions with animals are pervasive in human life, a fact that is reflected in the burgeoning field of human-animal relations research. The goal of the current research was to examine the psychology of our social connection with other animals, by specifically developing a measure of...
The Way Humans Behave Modulates the Emotional State of Piglets
| Contributor(s):: Sophie Brajon, Jean-Paul Laforest, Océane Schmitt, Nicholas Devillers
The emotional state can influence decision-making under ambiguity. Cognitive bias tests (CBT) proved to be a promising indicator of the affective valence of animals in a context of farm animal welfare. Although it is well-known that humans can influence the intensity of fear and reactions of...
A Multivariate Model of Stakeholder Preference for Lethal Cat Management
| Contributor(s):: Dara M. Wald, Susan K. Jacobson
Identifying stakeholder beliefs and attitudes is critical for resolving management conflicts. Debate over outdoor cat management is often described as a conflict between two groups, environmental advocates and animal welfare advocates, but little is known about the variables predicting...
A THEORY OF 'ANIMAL BORDERS': Thoughts and Practices toward Non-human Animals among the G|ui Hunter-Gatherers
| Contributor(s):: Sugawara, Kazuyoshi
Mothering matters: Maternal style predicts puppies' future performance
| Contributor(s):: Lazarowski, L., Katz, J. S.
The Mental Homologies of Mammals. Towards an Understanding of Another Mammals World View
| Contributor(s):: Marthe Kiley-Worthington
Mammals’ mental homologies include that they look after their young, suckle and protect them; they acquire information about the world by learning. They have five types of sensory receptors and a brain to analyze the information and they feel: that is they are sentient. Mental homologies...
Feb 24 2017
The “I Am NOT an Animal!” Symposium
Animal awareness: Current perceptions and historical perspective
| Contributor(s):: Burghardt, G. M.
Understanding our kinship with animals: Input for health care professionals interested in the human-animal bond
| Contributor(s):: Fine, Aubrey H., Beck, Alan M.
Animal Assisted Interventions for Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder: A Systematic Review
| Contributor(s):: Davis, Tonya N., Scalzo, Rachel, Butler, Erin, Stauffer, Megan, Farah, Yara N., Perez, Scott, Mainor, Kristen, Clark, Cathryn, Miller, Stacy, Kobylecky, Alicia, Coviello, Laura
Exploring the canine mind: Studies of dog cognition
| Contributor(s):: Macpherson, Krista, Roberts, William A.
Animal wise: The thoughts and emotions of our fellow creatures
| Contributor(s):: Morell, Virginia
Behavioural coordination of dogs in a cooperative problem-solving task with a conspecific and a human partner
| Contributor(s):: Ostojić, Ljerka, Clayton, Nicola S.
The domestication of the dog: An unrivalled alliance
| Contributor(s):: Giffroy, J. M.
Audrey Schwartz Rivers
The relationship of religious and existential variables to scores on the animal-human continuity scale and perception of beliefs about animals and equality of mankind
| Contributor(s):: Frank Lyle King, John C. Thomas (adviser)
The purpose of the present study is to determine the relationship between religious and existential variables and the Animal-Human Continuity Scale (Templer et al., 2006). The AHCS measures the extent that the respondent views animals and humans in a dichotomous versus a continuous perspective....