The HABRI Foundation is calling for research proposals to investigate the health outcomes of pet ownership and/or animal-assisted activity or therapy, both for the people and the animals involved. To learn more, visit https://habri.org/grants/funding-opportunities/ close

 
You are here: Home / Journal Articles / A study on the factors affecting Firat university students' empathic capacity towards animalsFirat universitesi ogrencilerinin hayvanlara yonelik empati kapasitelerini etkileyen faktorler uzerine bir arastirma / About

A study on the factors affecting Firat university students' empathic capacity towards animalsFirat universitesi ogrencilerinin hayvanlara yonelik empati kapasitelerini etkileyen faktorler uzerine bir arastirma

By A. Ozen, C. Coban, Y. S. Dedeoglu, T. Vural

View Resource (HTM)

Licensed under

Category Journal Articles
Abstract

It is accepted that the tendency of empathy plays an important role on the moral behavior of people. It is thought that empathic responses towards humans also develop empathy towards animals and therefore other living things, so people with high levels of empathy are also thought to empathize with animals. In this study, it was aimed to investigate whether there is a relationship between the tendency towards empathy towards animals and the tendency towards empathy towards humans and the factors affecting the capacity to empathize. For this purpose, data were collected by applying a questionnaire to 388 students studying at Firat University on a voluntary basis. As a result of the analysis of the data, it was observed that there was a moderately positive relationship (Kendall's tau=0.288, P

Publication Title Saglik Bilimleri Veteriner Dergisi, Firat Universitesi
Volume 36
Issue 1
Pages 10-15
ISBN/ISSN 1308-9323
Language Turkish
Notes Cited Reference Count: 33 ref.0EnglishSaglik Bilimleri Enstitusu, Firat UniversitesiElazig, Turkey
Author Address Firat Universitesi, Veteriner Fakultesi, Veteriner Hekimligi Tarihi ve Deontoloji Anabilim Dali, Elazig, Turkey.aozen1@firat.edu.tr
Cite this work

Researchers should cite this work as follows:

Tags
  1. Analytics
  2. Animals
  3. Animal welfare
  4. Anthrozoology
  5. Asia
  6. Attitudes
  7. Countries
  8. Emotions
  9. Government
  10. Human development
  11. Humans
  12. Income
  13. Laws and regulations
  14. Livestock
  15. Mammals
  16. Mediterranean region
  17. Men
  18. OECD countries
  19. opinions
  20. Primates
  21. Psychiatry and psychology
  22. social anthropology
  23. Social psychology and social anthropology
  24. Turkey
  25. Universities and Colleges
  26. vertebrates
  27. Veterinary sciences
  28. Women