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'Loveable' Mammals and 'Lifeless' Plants: How Children's Interest in Common Local Organisms Can Be Enhanced through Observation of Nature
Contributor(s):: Lindemann-Matthies, Petra
Action, talk, and thought in block play
Contributor(s):: Reifel, Stuart, Yeatman, June
Active open learner models as animal companions: Motivating children to learn through interacting with My-Pet and Our-Pet
Contributor(s):: Chen, Zhi-Hong, Chou, Chih-Yueh, Deng, Yi-Chan, Chan, Tak-Wai
Animal Cruelty by Children Exposed to Domestic Violence
Contributor(s):: Currie, Cheryl L.
Animal Cruelty Motivations: Assessing Demographic and Situational Influences
Contributor(s):: Hensley, Christopher, Tallichet, Suzanne E.
Babes in the Woods: Wilderness Aesthetics in Children's Stories and Toys, 1830-1915
Contributor(s):: Varga, D.
Can Dogs Prime Autistic Children for Therapy? Evidence from a Single Case Study
Contributor(s):: Silva, Karine, Correia, Rita, Lima, Mariely, Magalhães, Ana, de Sousa, Liliana
Childhood animal abuse and violent criminal behavior: a brief review of the literature
Contributor(s):: Susan M. McDonald
The connection between cruelty to animals in childhood/early adolescence and adult violent criminal behavior has been a topic of interest for decades. Formal research on this matter began as early as the 1960s with Mead’s 1964 bulletin article including her theory “that childhood...
Childhood animal cruelty and interpersonal violence
Contributor(s):: Miller, C.
Children's Attitudes About the Humane Treatment of Animals and Empathy: One-Year Follow up of a School-Based Intervention
Contributor(s):: Ascione, Frank R., Weber, Claudia V.
Childrens', parents', and teachers' perceptions of child wellbeing
Contributor(s):: Sixsmith, Jane, Gabhainn, Saoirse Nic, Fleming, Collette, O'Higgins, Sioban
Classroom Pets and Young Children: Supporting Early Development
Contributor(s):: Meadan, Hedda, Jegatheesan, Brinda
Dog bite risk: an assessment of child temperament and child-dog interactions
Contributor(s):: Davis, A. L., Schwebel, D. C., Morrongiello, B. A., Stewart, J., Bell, M.
Effect of service dogs on salivary cortisol secretion in autistic children
Contributor(s):: Viau, R., Arsenault-Lapierre, G., Fecteau, S., Champagne, N., Walker, C. D., Lupien, S.
Effects of a therapeutic riding program on at-risk and special education children
Contributor(s):: Kaiser, L., Smith, K. A., Heleski, C. R., Spence, L. J.
Effects of therapeutic horse riding on gait cycle parameters and some aspects of behavior of children with autism
Contributor(s):: Steiner, H., Kertesz, Z.
Empathic correlates of witnessing the inhumane killing of an animal: An investigation of single and multiple exposures
Contributor(s):: Daly, B., Morton, L. L.
Evaluating a supported nature play programme, parents’ perspectives
Contributor(s):: Ward, Tanya, Goldingay, Sophie, Parson, Judi
Family Paws Parent Education
We offer professional support and guidance to help ease you into the transition from pet-parent to baby-parent. Our two international parent education programs specialize in dog and baby/toddler dynamics. Our ongoing support and programs grow with your baby! Together we...
For the Love of Riley: A Study of the Impact of Animal Interactions in the Development of Empathy in Children
Contributor(s):: Rachel Lee
Early Childhood Education professionals teamed up with an Animal Science honors student and a little dog named ‘Riley’ to answer this question. A pet care curriculum was developed centering on what a dog would need to be happy, healthy, and to “feel” loved; Riley served as...