Contributor(s):: Fraser, Andrew F.
Be kind to others: Prosocial behaviours and their implications for animal welfare
Contributor(s):: Rault, Jean-Loup
Social interactions are central to the health and psychological well-being of domestic animals. Until now, research has overwhelmingly focused on negative social behaviours such as aggression or the lack of social interactions such as social separation and isolation. This contradicts the fact...
Erratum to 'Neuropeptidergic regulation of affiliative behavior and social bonding in animals'
Contributor(s):: Lim, Miranda M., Young, Larry J.
Evaluating changes in salivary oxytocin and cortisol following positive reinforcement training in two adult male western lowland gorillas (Gorilla gorilla gorilla)
Contributor(s):: Leeds, A., Good, J., Schook, M. W., Dennis, P. M., Stoinski, T. S., Willis, M. A., Lukas, K. E.
Friends with benefits: Social support and its relevance for farm animal welfare
Despite growing interest in promoting positive welfare, rather than just alleviating poor welfare, potential measures of good welfare, and means to provide it, have remained elusive. In humans social support improves stress-coping abilities, health, and promotes positive psychological welfare....
Keeping littermates together instead of social mixing benefits pig social behaviour and growth post-weaning
Contributor(s):: Camerlink, Irene, Proßegger, Christina, Kubala, Denise, Galunder, Katharina, Rault, Jean-Loup
2021Applied Animal Behaviour Science2351052300168-159110.1016/j.applanim.2021.105230text
Regurgitation and reingestion in bonobos (Pan paniscus): Relationships between abnormal and social behavior
Contributor(s):: Miller, Lance J., Tobey, Jennifer R.
Regurgitation and reingestion (R/R) is an abnormal behavior observed in great apes analogous to rumination syndrome in humans. A majority of the research on R/R in non-human primates has focused on gorillas and chimpanzees with little information relating to other species that also engage in this...
Social Behavior of a Reproducing Pair of the Philippine Tarsier (Tarsius syrichta) in Captivity
Contributor(s):: Wojciechowski, Filip J., Kaszycka, Katarzyna A., Řeháková, Milada
Social interactions of the nocturnal primates are not well studied. One of the species for which social behavior is scarcely known is the Philippine tarsier (Tarsius [= Carlito] syrichta). We observed a reproducing pair of captive individuals over two mating seasons for two consecutive years. The...
The role of phenylethylamine during positive human-dog interaction
Contributor(s):: Odendaal, J. S. J., Lehmann, S. M. C.