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  1. Attachment Anxiety and Avoidance Influence Pet Choice and Pet-directed Behaviors

    Contributor(s):: Green, Jeffrey D., Coy, Anthony E., Mathews, Maureen A.

    Attachment theory is a useful lens through which to examine both perceptions and selection of companion animals. Study 1 compared perceptions of dogs and cats, and found that dogs were perceived as having more positive relationship qualities and secure attachment-related characteristics, whereas...

  2. Foraging Eurasian badgers Meles meles and the presence of cattle in pastures. Do badgers avoid cattle?

    Contributor(s):: Mullen, Enda M., MacWhite, Teresa, Maher, Peter K., Kelly, David J., Marples, Nicola M., Good, Margaret

    The proximity of badgers (Meles meles) to cattle, and their propensity to utilise pastures containing cattle, is of fundamental importance in understanding transmission possibilities for Mycobacterium bovis between a wildlife reservoir and cattle on farms. A study of free-ranging badgers carrying...

  3. Behavioural fear and heart rate responses of horses after exposure to novel objects: Effects of habituation

    Contributor(s):: Leiner, Lisa, Fendt, Markus

    The emotion fear promotes the fitness of wild animals. In a farm environment, exaggerated fear, e.g., in horses, can cause several problems. Therefore, knowledge about fear in horses helps to prevent or to handle potential fear-inducing situations. The present study investigated which behavioural...

  4. Testing two behavioural paradigms for measuring post-handling cat aversion behaviour

    Contributor(s):: Moody, Carly M., Mason, Georgia J., Dewey, Cate E., Landsberg, Gary M., Niel, Lee

    Owned, shelter, and laboratory cats undergo handling and restraint throughout their lifetime for routine health examinations and necessary procedures. Many cats display fear and aggressive behaviour during health examinations, and there is potential for these behaviours to result in incomplete...

  5. Reindeer spatial use before, during and after construction of a wind farm

    Contributor(s):: Tsegaye, Diress, Colman, Jonathan E., Eftestøl, Sindre, Flydal, Kjetil, Røthe, Gunnlaug, Rapp, Kåre

    The Fakken Wind farm (WF) was built in 2010–12 on the Fakken peninsula on the south-east corner of the island of Vannøy. Field and GPS sampling was conducted to test the interaction between reindeer spatial use and the WF with associated infrastructure for the period 2007–2015. “Before data” for...

  6. Ability of owners to identify resource guarding behaviour in the domestic dog

    Contributor(s):: Jacobs, Jacquelyn A., Pearl, David L., Coe, Jason B., Widowski, Tina M., Niel, Lee

    Canine resource guarding (RG) describes the behaviour used by a dog to achieve or maintain control over an item of perceived value. Three distinct behavioural patterns of RG have been proposed; rapid ingestion (i.e., rapid consumption of an edible item), avoidance (i.e., positioning of the head...

  7. Wild Neighbors : The Humane Approach to Living with Wildlife

    Contributor(s):: John Hadidian

    Wild Neighbors provides practical, humane, and effective advice on how to share living space with 35 of the most common species, from alligators to woodpeckers, found in the lower 48 states. Advice focuses on how to: properly and accurately define a wildlife problem; determine what type of animal...

  8. Combat PTSD and implicit behavioral tendencies for positive affective stimuli: A brief report

    Contributor(s):: Clausen, Ashley N., Youngren, Westley, Sisante, Jason-Flor V., Billinger, Sandra A., Taylor, Charles, Aupperle, Robin L.

  9. Approaching anger in schizophrenia: What an implicit task tells you that self-report does not

    Contributor(s):: Reddy, L. Felice, Green, Michael F., Wynn, Jonathan K., Rinck, Mike, Horan, William P.

  10. Blockade of histone deacetylation in the brain modulates the expression of transcription factors c-FOS and ZENK and potentiates the formation of long-term memory in neonatal chicks

    Contributor(s):: Toporova, K. A., Anokhin, K. V., Tiunova, A. A.

  11. Approach bias modification in inpatient psychiatric smokers

    Contributor(s):: Machulska, Alla, Zlomuzica, Armin, Rinck, Mike, Assion, Hans-Jörg, Margraf, Jürgen

  12. Effects of brief behavioural activation on approach and avoidance tendencies in acute depression: Preliminary findings

    Contributor(s):: Nasrin, Farjana, Rimes, Katharine, Reinecke, Andrea, Rinck, Mike, Barnhofer, Thorsten

  13. Acute effects of intoxication and arousal on approach/avoidance biases toward sexual risk stimuli in heterosexual men

    Contributor(s):: Simons, Jeffrey S., Maisto, Stephen A., Wray, Tyler B., Emery, Noah N.

  14. Explicit and implicit approach vs. avoidance tendencies towards high vs. low calorie food cues in patients with anorexia nervosa and healthy controls

    Contributor(s):: Paslakis, Georgios, Kühn, Simone, Schaubschläger, Anke, Schieber, Katharina, Röder, Kathrin, Rauh, Elisabeth, Erim, Yesim

  15. Predator cues reduce American beaver use of foraging trails

    Contributor(s):: Severud, W. J., Belant, J. L., Bruggink, J. G., Windels, S. K.

  16. Effectiveness of "natural stockmanship" training in cattle

    Contributor(s):: Abramowicz, P., Golebiewski, M., Gorecka-Bruzda, A., Brzozowski, P.

  17. Bird strikes and aircraft fuselage color: a correlational study

    Contributor(s):: Fernandez-Juricic, E., Gaffney, J., Blackwell, B. F., Baumhardt, P.

  18. Evidence for pain in decapod crustaceans

    Contributor(s):: Elwood, R. W.

  19. Facing the Fear: A Self-Help Guide to Getting Over Animal Phobias

    Contributor(s):: Marchman, James N.

  20. Defenseless against art? Impact of reading fiction on emotion in avoidantly attached individuals

    Contributor(s):: Djikic, Maja, Oatley, Keith, Zoeterman, Sara, Peterson, Jordan B.