The disturbing correlation between youth violence and animal cruelty
Contributor(s):: Sarah A. Matthews
In examining juvenile crime and violence, there appears to be a correlation between this violence and the crime of animal cruelty. To assist in supporting this hypothesis, as a society we can study and see that there is a known correlation between violent adult offenders and previous charges of...
Predictors of views about punishing animal abuse
Contributor(s):: Bailey, S. K. T., Sims, V. K., Chin, M. G.
The current study used scenarios of animal cruelty based on actual events to explore what factors predict perceptions of punishments for animal cruelty. Five hundred thirty-eight university undergraduates participated in the study. Participants read scenarios based on an actual event of animal...
The slaughterhouse, social disorganization, and violent crime in rural communities
Contributor(s):: Jacques, J. R.
Scholars in nonhuman animal studies and criminology have argued that more attention should be paid to the violence sanctioned by society, that of animal slaughter for industrial food production. Slaughterhouses and the communities surrounding these facilities present ideal sites for investigating...
Farm animal welfare and children: a preliminary study building an attitude scale and evaluating an intervention
Contributor(s):: Lakestani, N., Aguirre, V., Orihuela, A.
Children are future consumers; they will impact future animal welfare standards. This pilot study evaluated a nonhuman animal welfare education program, building a farm animal attitude questionnaire for 8- to 10-year-old children. The educational material focused on the behaviors and needs of...
Animal-Assisted Therapy and Rogers’ Core Components Among Middle School Students Receiving Counseling Services: A Descriptive Study
Contributor(s):: Jenkins, Christie Danielle, Laux, John M., Ritchie, Martin H., Tucker-Gail, Kasey
The socioemotional effects of a computer-simulated animal on children’s empathy and humane attitudes.
Contributor(s):: Tsai, Yueh-Feng Lily, Kaufman, David M.
The role of human-animal interaction in promoting positive youth development: Toward theory-based measurement and application
Contributor(s):: Mueller, Megan Kiely
Differences in evaluation of a dog's temperament by individual members of the same household
Contributor(s):: Jakuba, T., Polcova, Z., Fedakova, D., Kottferova, J., Marekova, J., Fejsakova, M., Ondrasovicova, O., Ondrasovic, M.
Relationships between pet ownership, physical activity, and human health in elderly persons
Contributor(s):: Thorpe, Roland James, Jr.
Animal Cruelty by Children Exposed to Domestic Violence
Contributor(s):: Currie, Cheryl L.
Childhood Bestiality: A Potential Precursor to Adult Interpersonal Violence
Contributor(s):: Hensley, Christopher, Tallichet, Suzanne E., Dutkiewicz, Erik L.
Examining the Relationship between Childhood Animal Cruelty Motives and Recurrent Adult Violent Crimes toward Humans
Contributor(s):: Overton, Joshua C., Hensley, Christopher, Tallichet, Suzanne E.
Student Attitudes on Animal Sentience and Use of Animals in Society
Contributor(s):: Phillips, C. J. C., McCulloch, S.
Associations between the psychological characteristics of the human-dog relationship and oxytocin and cortisol levels
Contributor(s):: Handlin, L., Nilsson, A., Ejdeback, M., Hydbring-Sandberg, E., Uvnas-Moberg, K.
Behavioural reactivity of heifer calves in potentially alarming test situations: a multivariate and correlational analysis
Contributor(s):: Reenen, C. G. van, Engel, B., Ruis-Heutinck, L. F. M., Werf, J. T. N. van der, Buist, W. G., Jones, R. B., Blokhuis, H. J.
The aim of the present study was to determine the degree of consistency of individual differences in behavioural responses of heifer calves over time and across different situations. Twenty-five Holstein Friesian heifer calves were individually subjected to the same set of four behavioural tests...
Fear-related behaviour in Japanese quail divergently selected for body weight
Contributor(s):: Jones, R. B., Satterlee, D. G., Marks, H. L.
The damaging effect of fear on performance in poultry and other farm animals is becoming increasingly recognized and there is growing evidence for a negative association between growth and fearfulness. The present study examined this relationship in Japanese quails from 2 genetic lines that had...