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The Effects of Animals on Children's Development of Perspective-Taking Abilities
Contributor(s):: Mika Maruyama, Dalton Miller-Jones (adviser)
Although attention to the effects of child-animal interactions on children's development has increased in the last three decades, developmental psychology has not attended to the importance of the effects of animals on children's development. There is a need to consider the possible impacts of...
Becoming relationally effective: High-risk boys in animal-assisted therapy
Contributor(s):: Abbey Ann Schneider
This study was conducted to formally evaluate the effectiveness of the Human Animal Bond in Colorado (HABIC, 2010), an animal-assisted therapy (AAT) intervention based in 23 elementary schools in the Front Range; these terms are used interchangeably in this report. Previous research on the...