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  1. Friend, foe, or food: What influences students’ attitudes toward animals?

    Contributor(s):: Morrison, Rachel, Maust-Mohl, Maria, Charlton, Kelly

  2. Rationalizing the Many Uses of Animals: Application of the 4N Justifications Beyond Meat

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    | Contributor(s):: Jared Piazza, Lucy Cooper, Shannon Slater-Johnson

    Past research has uncovered four common justifications for using animals as food -- the 4Ns -- that eating meat is Natural, Normal, Necessary, and Nice. The current research investigated the extent to which the 4Ns might apply more generally to other animal uses. Two studies examined the moral...

  3. Human-Directed Empathy and Attitudes Toward Animal Use: A Survey of Spanish Veterinary Students

    | Contributor(s):: Menor-Campos, David J., Knight, Sarah, Sánchez-Muñoz, Carolina, López-Rodríguez, Rocío

    Veterinary practitioners are thought of as guardians of animal health and wellbeing, and are considered important in the development of policies on animals. Measuring veterinary students’ attitudes toward animals and animal use is needed when assessing the effectiveness of education programs...

  4. Attitudes toward Animals of Students at Three European Veterinary Medicine Schools in Italy and Spain

    | Contributor(s):: Menor-Campos, David J., Diverio, Silvana, Sánchez-Muñoz, Carolina, López-Rodríguez, Rocío, Gazzano, Angelo, Palandri, Lorenzo, Mariti, Chiara

    The European Veterinary Code of Conduct recognizes the crucial role of veterinarians in improving animal welfare and maintaining its standards. However, several studies have claimed that veterinary students’ attitudes toward animals may worsen as they progress through their academic training....

  5. The Use of Primate “Actors” in Feature Films 1990–2013

    | Contributor(s):: Aldrich, Brooke Catherine

    This study examined the use of nonhuman primate “actors” (PAs) in promotional trailers for wide-release, English-language CARA-rated films released between 1990 and 2013. A comprehensive list of films featuring PAs was constructed using internet databases and snowball sampling. Changes in the...

  6. Jun 22 2017

    International Society for Anthrozoology (ISAZ) Conference 2017

    The International Society for Anthrozoology (ISAZ) was formed in 1991 as a supportive organization for the scientific and scholarly study of human-animal interactions. ISAZ is a nonprofit,...

  7. Jun 07 2017

    American College of Animal Welfare (ACAW) Fourth Annual Animal Welfare Short Course

    This year the ACAW welcomes Colorado State University Distinguished Professor Bernard Rollin. Dr. Rollin has spent the last 45 years working relentlessly to raise awareness about how animals are...

  8. The objectification of animals

    | Contributor(s):: Felix Mariano Vallejos

    Motivated by the obvious naturalization of the mistreatment of nonhuman species, it manifests in everyday areas such as food, clothing, sport and entertainment, the present work aims to address the relationship between man and animals, starting with the following question: Why do we objectify...

  9. Horse breeds and their uses

    | Contributor(s):: Hanin G. Alghamdi

    Horses are important animals to human beings. For a long time, horses have been companions for humans. They have been a symbol of power, affluence, authority, and might. It has been reported that humans began the process of domesticating horses around the year 4000 BCE. Since then, humans have...

  10. Animals Used in Research and Education, 1966-2016: Evolving Attitudes, Policies, and Relationships

    | Contributor(s):: Lairmore, M. D., Ilkiw, J.

  11. Animals Used in Research and Education, 1966-2016: Evolving Attitudes, Policies, and Relationships

    | Contributor(s):: Lairmore, M. D., Ilkiw, J.

  12. The Rights of Students in Courses Using Animals

    | Contributor(s):: Davis, Karen

  13. Historical trends in perceptions and uses of animals in 20th century America

    | Contributor(s):: Kellert, Stephen R

  14. Animals Unmodified: Defining Animals/Defining Human Obligations to Animals

    | Contributor(s):: Taimie L. Bryant

  15. Coping with Dissonance: Psychological Mechanisms that Enable Ambivalent Attitudes Toward Animals

    | Contributor(s):: Sophie Veilleux

    People generally tend to love and show care for animals. Yet they also purchase and consume animal products that are produced in a way that causes animals great suffering. This critical literature review focuses on the psychological mechanisms that ease or eliminate cognitive tensions associated...

  16. Being Human: How Four Animals Forever Changed The Way We Live, What We Believe, And Who We Think We Are

    | Contributor(s):: Jocelyn Mary Brady

    Our lives would not be what they are today without animals. From the food we eat, to the clothes we wear, animals provide tangible evidence of their importance every day. But more than that, animals have shaped who we are and what we believe. Often in ways we don't see.That's what...

  17. Antimony: The Use, Rights, and Regulation of Laboratory Animals

    | Contributor(s):: Brenda L. Thomas

    'In recent years, the problem, plight, and philosophy behind the use of animals in laboratories, schools, and industries has caused many to formulate an opinion on animal experimentation. It is simple to postulate a Monday morning quarterback philosophy - merely weigh the...

  18. Teachers' experiences with humane education and animals in the elementary classroom: Implications for empathy development

    | Contributor(s):: Daly, Beth, Suggs, Suzanne

    An increasing amount of research has emerged in recent years regarding the benefits that household pets have for individuals, much of which focuses on child-pet relationships. A number of studies have explored the role of pets in elementary classroom settings and what advantages their presence...

  19. Attitudes to Animal Use in Children

    | Contributor(s):: Wells, Deborah L., Hepper, Peter G.

    Six hundred and fifty children, aged between 11 and 15 years, from an urban and a rural area, completed a questionnaire in which they provided information regarding their attitudes towards 13 issues involving the use of animals. Information regarding the pets the children owned was also obtained....

  20. Animals in Experimental Reports: The Rhetoric of Science

    | Contributor(s):: Birke, Lynda, Smith, Jane