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  1. Des enfants Montréalais face au test des affinités animales

    Contributor(s):: Salomon, Anne

  2. Les phénomènes qui sous-tendent la rencontre entre l'enfant et les animaux familiers

    Contributor(s):: Montagner, H.

  3. Children's pets and adults' self-concepts

    Contributor(s):: Poresky, Robert H., Hendrix, Charles, Mosier, Jacob E., Samuelson, Marvin L.

  4. Pets and personality development

    Contributor(s):: Levinson, Boris M.

  5. Sex, childhood pets and young adults' self-concept scores

    Contributor(s):: Poresky, Robert H.

  6. [The role of horse-therapy in improvement of children with Down syndrome]

    Contributor(s):: Klimberg, A.

  7. Pets as transitional objects: their role in children's emotional development

    Contributor(s):: Triebenbacher, S. L.

  8. Constraints in assessing the impact of animals in education

    Contributor(s):: Barker, S. B., Best, A. M., Fredrickson, M., Hunter, G.

    The primary purpose of this article is to delineate constraints researchers may encounter in assessing the impact of animals in education, even when using rigorous research designs. A case study is used as a framework for this discussion and consists of a project conducted in a pre-school...

  9. Child-companion animal attachment bonds in single and two-parent families

    Contributor(s):: Bodsworth, W., Coleman, G. J.

    This study addressed the issue of whether children who potentially have reduced access to parental resources have a stronger attachment bond with a dog, compared with children who have greater access. The study compared children in single-parent families with those in two-parent families on level...

  10. The effects of the presence of a dog in the classroom

    Contributor(s):: Hergovich, A., Monshi, B., Semmler, G., Zieglmayer, V.

    This study examined the effects of the presence of a dog in the classroom on field independence, social competence, empathy with animals and social-emotional atmosphere. The participants were 46 first-graders (43 of them immigrants) of two school classes (control and experimental). In the...

  11. Can a week of therapeutic riding make a difference? - A pilot study

    Contributor(s):: Kaiser, L., Spence, L. J., Lavergne, A. G., Bosch, K. L. vanden

    The objective of this research was to determine the effect of a five-day therapeutic riding day camp on children's anger, quality of life and perceived self-competence. Our study sample involved 16 able-bodied individuals (11+or-4.4. years) with no known physical or psychological disability, and...

  12. Behavioural effects of the presence of a dog in a classroom

    Contributor(s):: Kotrschal, K., Ortbauer, B.

    To test the idea that dogs have a positive influence on the social behaviour of school children, one of three dogs was introduced alternately into a class at an elementary school in Vienna, attended by 24 children (mean age: 6.7 years). Most of the 14 boys and ten girls came from first-generation...

  13. [Remarks on the domestic dog as an object of instruction for the education of the developing child]

    Contributor(s):: Meyer, W., Pakur, M.

  14. Pet care during preadolescence: developmental considerations

    Contributor(s):: Davis, J. H.