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Apr 28 2017
Human-Animal Interaction Conference 2017
Face processing of animal and human static stimuli by children with autism spectrum disorder: a pilot study
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| Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Grandgeorge, M., Degrez, C., Alavi, Z., Lemonnier, E.
Animals are part of humans' social environment and present numerous benefits. Each partner in a human-animal interaction uses signals emitted by the other (e.g. postures, gestures or gaze...
Practices and perceptions of animal contact and associated health outcomes in pregnant women and new mothers
| Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Weng, HsinYi, Ankrom, K.
Companion animals play an important role in our society. However, pregnant women and new mothers might have specific concerns about animal-associated health outcomes because of their altered...
Runne-Beana: dog herds ethnographer
| Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Anderson, M.
Saami society in Lapland (now often called Saapmi), particularly the seasonally-nomadic reindeer-breeding sector, is predicated upon mobility and autonomy of its actors. Runne-Beana, a talented...
The development of a canine para-agility program: positive affects in children with autism and in therapy dogs
| Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Pop, D., Rusu, A. S., Miresan, V.
Previous research has demonstrated that both children and dogs might benefit from Animal-Assisted Activities (AAA), with some factors mediating/moderating the results. The present study took these...
Measuring dog-owner relationships: crossing boundaries between animal behaviour and human psychology
| Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Rehn, T., Keeling, L. J.
Previous research suggests that dogs (Canis familiaris) form attachment bonds to their owners and that the strengths of the attachment can vary. However, it does not seem reasonable to believe...
The Coleman Dog Attitude Scale (C-DAS): development, refinement, validation, and reliability
| Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Coleman, J. A., Green, B., Garthe, R. C., Worthington, E. L., Jr., Barker, S. B., Ingram, K. M.
Human-animal interactions have been studied for many years. As the human-animal interaction field continues to grow, the need for measures that adequately assess fundamental human-animal domains...
Justice for all? Children's moral reasoning about the welfare and rights of endangered species
| Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Ruckert, J. H.
This study reports children's developing moral concerns for endangered animals. Three questions were addressed: (1) Do children conceive of not harming an endangered animal as a moral obligation?...
Exploring children's perspectives on the welfare needs of pet animals
| Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Muldoon, J. C., Williams, J. M., Lawrence, A.
Children are increasingly viewed as important recipients of educational interventions to improve animal welfare, yet research examining their perspectives is lacking, particularly within the UK....
Characterizing the data in online companion-dog obituaries to assess their usefulness as a source of information about human-animal bonds
| Journal Articles | Contributor(s): MacKay, J. R. D., Moore, J., Huntingford, F.
Online pet obituary sites host hundreds of obituaries regarding the passing of companion animals. Often composed by the owner or primary caretaker of the animal, they are a potential source of...
Children's beliefs about animal minds (Child-BAM): associations with positive and negative child-animal interactions
| Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Hawkins, R. D., Williams, J. M.
Children and animals can have a great impact on each other's lives, yet little is known about the underpinnings of these relationships. Children's interactions with animals may be influenced by...
Behavioral and self-report measures influencing children's reported attachment to their dog
| Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Hall, N. J., Liu, JingWen, Kertes, D., Wynne, C. D. L.
Despite the prevalence of dogs as family pets and increased scientific interest in canine behavior, few studies have investigated characteristics of the child or dog that influence the child-dog...
Interaction with shelter dogs reduces negative affect of adolescents in substance use disorder treatment
| Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Ellsworth, L. M., Tragesser, S., Newberry, R. C.
We investigated the effectiveness of a human-animal interaction program, involving dogs from an animal shelter, in improving affect of adolescent males in inpatient treatment for substance use...
Predictors of views about punishing animal abuse
| Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Bailey, S. K. T., Sims, V. K., Chin, M. G.
The current study used scenarios of animal cruelty based on actual events to explore what factors predict perceptions of punishments for animal cruelty. Five hundred thirty-eight university...
Rural and urban students' perceptions of and attitudes toward brown bears in Turkey
| Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Ambarli, H.
Many studies have examined adults' perceptions of and attitudes toward large carnivores to assess human-wildlife conflict and inform conservation strategies, but there have been few studies...
Equine-assisted psychotherapy: a mental health promotion/intervention modality for children who have experienced intra-family violence
| Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Schultz, Pamela N., Remick-Barlow, Ann, Robbins, Leslie
Health and Social Care in the Community
Pet ownership and children's self-esteem in the context of war
| Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Kerestes, Gordana, Arambasic, Lidija, Kuterovac-Jagodic, Gordana, Vizek-Vidovic, Vlasta
Effect of equine-facilitated psychotherapy on posttraumatic stress symptoms in youth with history of maltreatment and abuse [dissertation]
| Theses | Contributor(s): McCullough, Leslie M.
Necessary components of a treatment protocol for childhood posttraumatic stress disorder using animal-assisted therapy as an adjunct to cognitive-behavioral therapy [dissertation]
| Theses | Contributor(s): Beale, Leanne
Animal-assisted psychotherapy and equine-facilitated psychotherapy
| Books | Contributor(s): Brooks, Susan M.