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The Effects of Tactile and Indirect Contact with Dogs in a College Population
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| 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...
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...
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”...
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...
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.
J Appl Anim Welf Sci
a School of Animal and Veterinary Science, Charles Sturt University , Wagga Wagga , Australia.b...
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...
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...
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.
Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A
Department of Neuroscience and Biomedical Engineering, School of Science, Aalto University, 00076 Espoo,...
Physiological responses of college students to a pet
| Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Wilson, C. C.
Journal of nervous and mental disease
Department of Family Practice, Uniformed Services, University of the Health Sciences, Bethesda,...
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.
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...
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
Routledge/Taylor & Francis Group
New York, NY
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The Tellington Method™: A technique for equine assisted counseling
| Book Sections | Contributor(s): Welsch, Tanya, Trotter, Kay Sudekum
Routledge/Taylor & Francis Group
New York, NY, US
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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.
International Journal of Social Robotics
SPIN Research Group, Department of Computer Science, University of British Columbia,...
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...
Cardiovascular responses to a pet snake
| Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Alonso, Y.
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Department of Medical Psychology, University of Freiburg, Germany. firstname.lastname@example.org
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
The University of Southern Mississippi
[Affective behavioural responses by dogs to tactile human-dog interactions]
| Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Kuhne, F., Hossler, J. C., Struwe, R.
Berliner und Munchener tierarztliche Wochenschrift
Klinikum Veterinarmedizin, Justus-Liebig-Universitat Giessen....
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...