Pet care during preadolescence: developmental considerations
Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Davis, J. H.
Empathic differences in adults as a function of childhood and adult pet ownership and pet type
Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Daly, B., Morton, L. L.
Prompted by interesting but ambiguous findings that empathic differences in children may relate to pet preference and ownership, we extended the issue to an adult population. We investigated empathic-type responses in adults who lived with cats and/or dogs in childhood (Child-Pet) and currently...
Pet ownership, type of pet and socio-emotional development of school children
Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Vidovic, V. V., Stetic, V. V., Bratko, D.
The current study was designed to compare the socio-emotional characteristics of school children pet owners and children without pets and to examine whether the type of pet is a variable which can differentiate the socio-emotional development of their owners. The subjects, 425 girls and 401 boys,...
Pets as transitional objects: their role in children's emotional development
Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Triebenbacher, S. L.
Differential effects of pet presence and pet-bonding on young children
Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Poresky, R. H., Hendrix, C.
Child Development and the Human-Companion Animal Bond
Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Melson, Gail F.
Pets and human development
Books | Contributor(s): Levinson, Boris M.
Animals in our lives : human-animal interaction in family, community, and therapeutic settings
Books | Contributor(s): McCardle, Peggy D.
The role of pets in preadolescent psychosocial development
Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Jarvis, Patricia A., van Houtte, Beth A.
Pets and the socialization of children
Book Sections | Contributor(s): Robin, Michael, Bensel, Robert ten, Sussman, Marvin B.
Daily animal exposure and children's biological concepts
Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Geerdts, M. S., Van de Walle, G. A., LoBue, V.
The Social Skills and Attachment to Dogs of Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder
Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Carlisle, G. K.
Animals in the lives of children
Book Sections | Contributor(s): Melson, Gail F., Fine, Aubrey H.
Companion animals and child/adolescent development: a systematic review of the evidence
Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Purewal, R., R. Christley, K. Kordas, C. Joinson, K. Meints, N. Gee, C. Westgarth
Childhood and adolescence are important developmental phases which influence health and well-being across the life span. Social relationships are fundamental to child and adolescent development; yet studies have been limited to children's relationships with other humans. This paper provides...
Direct Experience With Nature and the Development of Biological Knowledge
Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Sarah E. Longbottom, Virginia Slaughter
Research Findings: An emerging consensus is that casual, direct contact with nature influences the development of children’s biological knowledge. Here we review the existing literature on this topic, focusing on the effects of (a) rural versus urban rearing environments and (b) pet...
Companion Animal Bonding, Children's Home Environments, and Young Children's Social Development
Reports | Contributor(s): Robert H. Poresky, Charles Hendrix
Development Benefits of Pets for Young Children. Final Report for the Delta Society.
Reports | Contributor(s): Robert H. Poresky