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Grounded Zoomorphism: An Evaluation Methodology for ACI Design
| Contributor(s):: Michelle Westerlaken, Stefano Gualeni
This paper proposes and evaluates a novel method for the analysis and the refinement of products and designs that participate in playful, digitally-mediated human-animal interactions. The proposed method relies on a Grounded Theory approach and aims at guiding design and research in the field...
Eläinavusteinen toimintaterapia - asiakkaiden kokemuksien näkökulmasta
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| Contributor(s):: Elina Vaskonen, Anna-Maaria Koiso-Kanttila
Opinnäytetyömme tarkoituksena oli kuvata asiakkaiden kokemuksia osallistumisesta toimintaterapeuttien ohjaamaan eläinavusteiseen terapiaan, jossa eläiminä on käytetty joko lemmikkieläimiä tai maatilan eläimiä, sekä kuvata...
Infants' Daily Experience With Pets and Their Scanning of Animal Faces
| Contributor(s):: Karinna Hurley, Lisa M Oakes
Very little is known about the effect of pet experience on cognitive development in infancy. In Experiment 1, we document in a large sample (N = 1270) that 63% of families with infants under 12 months have at least one household pet. The potential effect on development is significant as...
Assessment of Welfare in Zoo Animals: Towards Optimum Quality of Life
| Contributor(s):: Sarah Wolfensohn, Justine Shotton, Hannah Bowley, Sian Davies, Sarah Thompson, William S. M. Justice
Maintaining a high standard of animal welfare is essential in zoos, and methods of animal welfare assessment should aim to evaluate positive as well as negative states. The indicators that are useful in assessing these are discussed as there is huge variability in the available information...
Mourning the Loss of a Pet
| Contributor(s):: Stephen R. Pratt
High school teachers' experience of the educational potential of outdoor teaching and learning
| Contributor(s):: Emilia Fägerstam
This is a longitudinal case study where teachers from different disciplines were interviewed before and after an outdoor teaching project in a Swedish junior high school. The school grounds were used regularly as an area for teaching and learning in different subjects. The purpose of this study...
Girls' Challenge Seeking: How Outdoor Exposure Can Support Girls in Taking Positive Risks
| Contributor(s):: Kallen Tsikalas, Karyn L. Martin
Exploring the Influence of the ROC Integrated High School Program
| Contributor(s):: Scott Caspell
Adolescent Coping Styles and Outdoor Education: Searching for the Mechanisms of Change
| Contributor(s):: James T. Neill, Bernd Heubeck
LYSTI -RYHMÄ : Kokemuksia lasten ja nuorten koira-avusteisesta toimintaterapiaryhmästä
| Contributor(s):: Sanni-Maria Sarajärvi, Eeva Määttä, Noora Happonen
Koira-avusteisen toimintaterapian käyttö on Suomessa vielä aika tuntematonta. Myös kyseiseen menetelmään liittyviä tutkimuksia ja opinnäytetöitä on suhteellisen vähän saatavilla. Menetelmän käyttö on kuitenkin...
What it is to be a Dog: A Qualitative Method for the Study of Animals Other than Humans
| Contributor(s):: Kenneth J. Shapiro
"Anima-a-al!" apparently is the most vilifying invective that the playwright Arthur Miller can dredge up to signify the calumny, the otherness, the radical betrayal by his ItaloAmerican protagonist of his community (Miller, l960). Somehow, "vegetabl-l-le!" would not do. How...
An exploration of pet therapy for bereavement
| Contributor(s):: Wood, Elizabeth A.
The wealth of research that exists regarding pet therapy was beneficial for the research regarding this study. However, there was a lack of research related to the experience of individuals who have utilized pet therapy for bereavement. Those who have utilized this form of therapy for bereavement...
The Epistemic Irresponsibility of the Subjects-of-a-Life Account
| Contributor(s):: Tanner, Julia
The Silent Language of Emotions: Equine Inspired Leadership Development
| Contributor(s):: West, Rebecca A.
How equine facilitated psychotherapists describe their experiences with adults diagnosed with generalized anxiety disorder (GAD)
| Contributor(s):: Thiel, Jennifer M.
More than murder: Ethics and hunting in New Zealand
| Contributor(s):: Gibson, Kass
Dogs in the Hall: A Case Study of Affective Skill Development in an Urban Veterinary Program
| Contributor(s):: Martin, Michael, Tummons, John, Ball, Anna, Bird, William
The purpose of this bounded single case study was to explore how an urban high school veterinary program impacted students' affective skill development. The program was unique because students were required to participate in internships with local animal care businesses and care for animals...
Experience and Distribution of Attention: Pet Exposure and Infants' Scanning of Animal Images
| Contributor(s):: Hurley, Karinna B., Oakes, Lisa M.
The Intentionality and Animal Heritage of Moral Experience: What We Can Learn from Dogs about Moral Theory
| Contributor(s):: Brown, Charles S., Painter, Corinne, Lotz, Christian