Contributor(s):: Erasmo de Oliveira
Serial killerNot Just at the USA, it happens (dramatically), even at calm Sweden. One anonymous person, suddenly, stands up during a movie session and shoots persons with a machine gun. It can happens, literally, at anyone place, even at your neighborhood.Daily, we are pushed from side to side,...
Maktub (was wrote)
Maktub (was wrote)What are the criteria to you choose your paw friend? May you really choose it or it comes to this world with the destiny of a history of life in partnership with you?We do not talk about religious praying, to be a source of Journalistic information. The idea is to spread the...
Navigating the human-animal boundary
Contributor(s):: Russell, Nerissa
"I can haz emoshuns?": understanding anthropomorphosis of cats among internet users
Contributor(s):: Derek Foster, Conor Linehan, Shaun Lawson, Daniel Mills, Sarah Ellis, Helen Zulch
The attribution of human-like traits to non-human animals, termed anthropomorphism, can lead to misunderstandings of animal behaviour, which can result in risks to both human and animal wellbeing and welfare. In this paper, we, during an inter-disciplinary collaboration between social computing...
Behaviour and beyond: three ways to examine dog cognitive processing
Contributor(s):: Tiffani J. Howell
Dog cognition research relies heavily on behavioural approaches in order to determine the nature and extent of dog cognitive abilities. These behavioural data have greatly advanced current understanding of dog cognitive abilities. While there has been much research exploring how dogs respond in...
Canine Sense and Sensibility: Tipping Points and Response Latency Variability as an Optimism Index in a Canine Judgement Bias Assessment
Contributor(s):: Nicholas Branson, Denis Cody, Timothy R. Starling, Paul D. McGreevy, Melissa J. Starling
Recent advances in animal welfare science used judgement bias, a type of cognitive bias, as a means to objectively measure an animal's affective state. It is postulated that animals showing heightened expectation of positive outcomes may be categorised optimistic, while those showing...
Animal Consciousness from Antiquity to the Nineteenth Century
Contributor(s):: Edgecombe, Rodney Stenning
Do Animals Have an Interest in Liberty?
Contributor(s):: Cochrane, Alasdair
Consciousness in animals and people with autism
Contributor(s):: Temple Grandin
Some scientists and philosophers believe that animals are not conscious and do not lead internal mental lives. They think animals are like robots which just respond to changes in the environment in mechanical ways. Others believe that animals have a form of "animal consciousness" which...
Our Duties to Endangered Species
Contributor(s):: Holmes Rolston III
Few persons doubt that we have obligations concerning endangered species, because persons are helped or hurt by the condition of their environment, which includes a wealth of wild species, currently under alarming threat of extinction. Whether humans have duties directly to endangered species is...
Animal wise: The thoughts and emotions of our fellow creatures
Contributor(s):: Morell, Virginia
Animal versus human consciousness: assessing evidence for animal consciousness: the question of episodic memory
Contributor(s):: Droege, Paula, Smith, Julie A., Mitchell, Robert W.
Animal versus human consciousness: rethinking the cognitive abilities of animals
Contributor(s):: Steiner, Gary, Smith, Julie A., Mitchell, Robert W.
Animal versus human consciousness: what are animals concious of?
Contributor(s):: Morin, Alan, Smith, Julie A., Mitchell, Robert W.
Anthropomorphisms: can animals make "Art"? Popular and scientific discourses about expressivity and cognition in primates
Contributor(s):: Desmond, Jane C., Smith, Julie A., Mitchell, Robert W.
Anthropomorphisms: science of the monkey mind: primate penchants and human pursuits
Contributor(s):: Waller, Sara, Smith, Julie A., Mitchell, Robert W.
Anthropomorphisms: the historical animal mind: "Sagacity" in nineteenth-century Britain
Contributor(s):: Boddice, Rob, Smith, Julie A., Mitchell, Robert W.
Embodiments and interembodiments: brains, bodies, and minds: against a hierarchy of animal faculties
Contributor(s):: Dillard-Wright, David, Smith, Julie A., Mitchell, Robert W.
Embodiments and interembodiments: inner experience as perception(like) with attitude
Contributor(s):: Mitchell, Robert W., Smith, Julie A.
Embodiments and interembodiments: the meaning of "Energy" in Cesar Millan's discourse in dogs
Contributor(s):: Smith, Julie A., Mitchell, Robert W.