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  1. The Effects of Tactile and Indirect Contact with Dogs in a College Population

    | Theses | Contributor(s): Kalina Welch

    To assess how physiological stress response is affected by human-canine interactions, one hundred-thirty (n=130) Carroll College students in Helena, Montana participated in trials designed to...

    http://habricentral.org/resources/61644

  2. Tangible space: centre for animal assisted therapy.

    | Theses | Contributor(s): Andri Verwey

    In the Centre for Animal Assisted Therapy, animals act as a therapeutic intervention to improve the well-being of therapy patients. The main medical success of this mode of therapy lies within the...

    http://habricentral.org/resources/61537

  3. Affecting affect effectively : investigating a haptic-affect platform for guiding physiological responses

    | Theses | Contributor(s): Joseph P. Hall

    This thesis describes the development of a platform for touch-guided anxiety management via engagement with a robot pet. An existing physiological sensor suite and “Haptic Creature”...

    http://habricentral.org/resources/61326

  4. Sensing and recognizing affective touch in a furry zoomorphic object

    | Theses | Contributor(s): Anna Flagg

    Over the last decade, the surprising fact has emerged that machines can possess therapeutic power. Due to the many healing qualities of touch, one route to such power is in haptic emotional...

    http://habricentral.org/resources/61313

  5. Physiological and Behavioral Responses of Horses to Wither Scratching and Patting the Neck When Under Saddle

    | Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Thorbergson, Z. W., Nielsen, S. G., Beaulieu, R. J., Doyle, R. E.

    2016 J Appl Anim Welf Sci 19 3 245-59 1088-8705 10.1080/10888705.2015.1130630 eng a School of Animal and Veterinary Science, Charles Sturt University , Wagga Wagga , Australia.b...

    http://habricentral.org/resources/60848

  6. Best practices for designing and planning events where human-animal interactions are encouraged, based on observations of risk behaviors and hand hygiene at such events

    | Theses | Contributor(s): Gonzalo Erdozain

    Outbreaks of human illness have been linked to visiting settings with animal contact throughout developed countries. These outbreaks demonstrate that although contact with animals in public...

    http://habricentral.org/resources/59708

  7. Touching and Gesture Exchange as an Element of Emotional Bond Construction. Application of Visual Sociology in the Research on Interaction between Humans and Animals

    | Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Krzysztof Tomasz Konecki

    The article analyse the problem of human - animals bond creation. The analysis of video - recordings was used to beserve the gesture exchange between animals and humans. The grounded theory was...

    http://habricentral.org/resources/59562

  8. Topography of social touching depends on emotional bonds between humans

    | Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Suvilehto, J. T., Glerean, E., Dunbar, R. I., Hari, R., Nummenmaa, L.

    2015 Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 112 45 13811-6 0027-8424 10.1073/pnas.1519231112 eng Department of Neuroscience and Biomedical Engineering, School of Science, Aalto University, 00076 Espoo,...

    http://habricentral.org/resources/56420

  9. Topography of social touching depends on emotional bonds between humans

    | Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Suvilehto, J. T., Glerean, E., Dunbar, R. I., Hari, R., Nummenmaa, L.

    2015 Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 112 45 13811-6 0027-8424 10.1073/pnas.1519231112 eng Department of Neuroscience and Biomedical Engineering, School of Science, Aalto University, 00076 Espoo,...

    http://habricentral.org/resources/56421

  10. Physiological responses of college students to a pet

    | Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Wilson, C. C.

    1987 Journal of nervous and mental disease 175 10 606-12 0022-3018 (Print)0022-3018 eng Department of Family Practice, Uniformed Services, University of the Health Sciences, Bethesda,...

    http://habricentral.org/resources/55371

  11. Heart rate changes in the horse to human contact

    | Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Lynch, J. J., Fregin, G. F., Mackie, J. B., Monroe, R. R., Jr.

    1974 Psychophysiology 11 4 472-8 0048-5772 (Print)0048-5772 eng text

    http://habricentral.org/resources/52614

  12. The reinforcing value of physical contact and the effect on canine heart rate of grooming in different anatomical areas

    | Journal Articles | Contributor(s): McGreevy, P. D., Righetti, J., Thomson, P. C.

    The human-animal relationship frequently involves physical touch, and this may have benefits for both participants. Grooming of horses at the withers has a calming effect on recipients, a...

    http://habricentral.org/resources/8703

  13. Safe touch using horses to teach sexually abused clients to value their bodies and themselves

    | Book Sections | Contributor(s): Faa-Thompson, Tracie, Trotter, Kay Sudekum

    2012 53-58 978-0-415-89842-3978-0-415-89841-6 Routledge/Taylor & Francis Group New York, NY Faa-Thompson, Tracie mike.faathompson@virgin.net text

    http://habricentral.org/resources/45343

  14. The Tellington Methodâ„¢: A technique for equine assisted counseling

    | Book Sections | Contributor(s): Welsch, Tanya, Trotter, Kay Sudekum

    2012 99-107 978-0-415-89842-3978-0-415-89841-6 Routledge/Taylor & Francis Group New York, NY, US Welsch, Tanya tanya.welsch@gmail.com text

    http://habricentral.org/resources/45407

  15. The role of affective touch in human-robot interaction: human intent and expectations in touching the Haptic Creature

    | Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Yohanan, Steve, MacLean, Karon E.

    2012 International Journal of Social Robotics 4 2 163-180 Springer 10.1007/s12369-011-0126-7 SPIN Research Group, Department of Computer Science, University of British Columbia,...

    http://habricentral.org/resources/45051

  16. The physiological and behavioural impact of sensory contact among unfamiliar adult mice in the laboratory

    | Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Rettich, A., Kasermann, H. P., Pelczar, P., Burki, K., Arras, M.

    Housing mice in the laboratory in groups enables social interaction and is the way a laboratory should house mice. However, adult males show reciprocal aggression and are therefore frequently...

    http://habricentral.org/resources/18533

  17. Cardiovascular responses to a pet snake

    | Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Alonso, Y.

    1999 187 5 311-3 0022-3018 (Print)0022-3018 (Linking) eng Department of Medical Psychology, University of Freiburg, Germany. alonso@ruf.uni-freiburg.de text

    http://habricentral.org/resources/43640

  18. An investigation of the use of touch in the social interactions of a group of Asian (Elephas maximus) elephants

    | Theses | Contributor(s): Makecha, Radhika Narendra

    2008 81 The University of Southern Mississippi Hattiesburg, MS English text

    http://habricentral.org/resources/38643

  19. [Affective behavioural responses by dogs to tactile human-dog interactions]

    | Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Kuhne, F., Hossler, J. C., Struwe, R.

    2012 Berliner und Munchener tierarztliche Wochenschrift 125 9-10 371-8 0005-9366 (Print) 0005-9366 (Linking) ger Klinikum Veterinarmedizin, Justus-Liebig-Universitat Giessen....

    http://habricentral.org/resources/37745

  20. Animal-assisted therapy enhances resident social interaction and initiation in long-term care facilities

    | Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Bernstein, P. L., Friedmann, E., Malaspina, A.

    Compared the effectiveness of animal-assisted therapy (AAT) with nonanimal therapy (NAT) for providing social stimulation among long term care (LTC) residents. The study was conducted at 2 LTC...

    http://habricentral.org/resources/8319