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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...
In Search of the Urban Cowboy: The Need to Incorporate Animal Husbandry into the United States Higher Education Curriculum and Its Implications for Production Animal Welfare
| Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Courtney Lynd Daigle
There is a need to (1) highlight the importance of incorporating animal husbandry into higher education curriculum and (2) emphasize that professionally training production animal handlers will...
Animal humanness, animal use, and intention to become ethical vegetarian or ethical vegan
| Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Diaz, E. M.
The present study used relational and predictive approaches to build on past literature examining humanlike animal attributes. From the relational approach, it examined how five humanlike...
Hounds and homesickness: the effects of an animal-assisted therapeutic intervention for first-year university students
| Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Binfet, J. T., Passmore, H. A.
Transitioning from high school to university can prove to be a for midable challenge for many first-year students, with many experiencing home sickness. Given that students who experience...
The Effects of Animal Assisted Therapy on Mood and Anxiety in College Students
| Theses | Contributor(s): Ashley Chermak
During this study, I tested the effects of an Animal Assisted Therapy video on participants’ mood quality and anxiety level. I hypothesized that participants who watched an AAT video would...
The Challenges of Using Horses for Practical Teaching Purposes in Veterinary Programmes
| Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Gabriella Gronqvist, Chris Rogers, Erica Gee, Charlotte Bolwell, Stuart Gordon
Students enrolled in veterinary degrees often come from an urban background with little previous experience in handling horses and other large animals. Many veterinary degree programmes place...
Comparison of normative and diagnosed dissociation on attachment to companion animals and stuffed animals
| Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Barlow, M. Rose, Cromer, Lisa DeMarni, Caron, Hannah Prairie, Freyd, Jennifer J.
Psychological Trauma: Theory, Research, Practice, and Policy
Are therapy dogs like Xanax? does animal-assisted therapy impact processes relevant to cognitive behavioral psychotherapy?
| Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Hunt, Melissa G., Chizkov, Rachel R.
Effects of a brief mindfulness meditation intervention on student stress and heart rate variability
| Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Shearer, Annie, Hunt, Melissa, Chowdhury, Mifta, Nicol, Lorena
International Journal of Stress Management
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Shearer, Annie, Center for Family Intervention Science,...
The Effect of Watching a Large or Small Pseudo Shelter Dog Sit on Command on College Students' Self-rated Willingness to Adopt
| Theses | Contributor(s): Vanessa Hajek
AN ABSTRACT OF THE THESIS OF Vanessa M. Hajek for the Master of Science in Psychology presented Title: The Effect of Watching a Large or Small Pseudo Shelter Dog Sit on Command on College...
Equine education programs and related studies as found in colleges and universities in the United States
| Theses | Contributor(s): Carol Louise Wright Parmenter
This study was undertaken to determine the nature and scope of equine education programs being offered in the colleges and universities throughout the country and the attitudes of specialists...
Human-Animal Relations beyond the Zoo: The Quest for a More Inclusive Sustainability Education
| Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Sjögren, Hanna, Gyberg, Per, Henriksson, Malin
Pedagogy, Culture and Society
Pedagogy, Culture and Society
The best college major you've never heard of: Ann Perkins at TEDxBozeman
| Videos | Contributor(s): Anne Perkins
Do you consider your pet part of your family? Have you ever been struck wondering about the unique bond between humans and domesticated animals? The relationship between humans and animals goes...
Global Vets: Student Vets Sharing a Global Vision
| Posters | Contributor(s): K. Tubby, N. Asotra, K. Lillakas, C. Toscano, A. Peregrine
Global Vets is a program run through the Ontario Veterinary College (OVC) which offers student veterinarians a unique opportunity to investigate animal health care in developing countries. The...
Grief following pet and human loss: Closeness is key
| Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Eckerd, Lizabeth M., Barnett, James E., Jett-Dias, Latishia
Department of Psychology, Humboldt State University, Arcata, California, USA
“My pet has passed”: Relations of adult attachment styles and current feelings of grief and trauma after the event
| Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Brown, Olivia K., Symons, Douglas K.
Psychology Department, Acadia University, Wolfville, Nova Scotia, Canada
Motivation to use animal assisted therapy among psychotherapy and counselling graduate students
| Theses | Contributor(s): Noga Lutzky-Cohen
Though there is evidence of the benefits of incorporating Animal Assisted Therapy (AAT) in counselling, this therapy is obscure to many Canadian students. This online study explored Canadian...