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  1. "Lettura Martinetti": Le fonti dell'etica animale: tra scienza e senso comune

    Contributor(s):: Pollo, Simone

  2. 'Canis empathicus'? A proposal on dogs' capacity to empathize with humans

    Contributor(s):: Karine Silva, Liliana de Sousa

    Empathy has long attracted the attention of philosophers and psychologists, and more recently, of evolutionary biologists. Interestingly, studies suggest that empathy is a phylogenetically continuous phenomenon, ranging across animals from automatic emotional activation in response to the...

  3. 'Caught with ourselves in the net of life and time': Traditional views of animals in religion

    Contributor(s):: Patton, Kimberley

  4. A cafeteria diet alters the decision making strategy and metabolic markers in Sprague-Dawley male rats

    Contributor(s):: Virtuoso, Alessandro, Forkman, Björn, Sarruf, David A., Tveden-Nyborg, Pernille, Sørensen, Dorte Bratbo

    Consumption of diets rich in refined sugar and saturated fat has been linked with development of mild cognitive impairment and dementia in humans. Most cognitive paradigms used in biomedical research to investigate the relationship between obesity and cognition rely on food motivation and speed...

  5. A comparative analysis of animals' understanding of the human pointing gesture

    Contributor(s):: Miklósi, Ádam, Soproni, Krisztina

  6. A Comparative Study of Human and Parrot Phonation: Acoustic and Articulatory Correlates of Vowels

    Contributor(s):: Patterson, D. K., Pepperberg, I. M.

  7. A comparison of attitudes towards animals between the German- and French-speaking part of Switzerland

    Contributor(s):: Fehlbaum, B., Waiblinger, E., Turner, D. C.

  8. A complex automatic feeding system for pigs aimed to induce successful behavioural coping by cognitive adaptation

    Contributor(s):: Ernst, K., Puppe, B., Schon, P. C., Manteuffel, G.

    In modern intensive husbandry systems there is an increasing tendency for animals to interact with technical equipment. If the animal-technology interface is well-designed this may improve animal welfare by offering challenges for cognitive adaptation. Here a system and its application is...

  9. A developmental examination of the conceptual structure of animal, artifact, and human social categories across two cultural contexts

    Contributor(s):: Rhodes, Marjorie, Gelman, Susan A.

  10. A language of baboon thought?

    Contributor(s):: Camp, Elisabeth

  11. A myth of kinship? Reinterpreting Lakota conceptualization of kin relationships vis-à-vis 19th and 20th century historical narratives

    Contributor(s):: Hogue, Kellie

  12. A neuropsychological and evolutionary approach to animal consciousness and animal suffering

    Contributor(s):: Bermond, B.

  13. A note on social dominance and learning ability in the domestic chicken ( Gallus gallus )

    Contributor(s):: Croney, C. C., Prince-Kelly, N., Meller, C. L.

    Relatively little is known about the relationship between social behavior and specific cognitive abilities of the chicken. It is uncertain whether dominant birds have a cognitive advantage over subordinate birds that might facilitate their superior position in the social hierarchy. Likewise, it...

  14. A qualitative investigation into dogs serving on animal assisted crisis response (AACR) teams : advances in crisis counselling.

    Contributor(s):: Filomena Bua

    Animal Assisted Crisis Response (AACR) is a new field that operates in collaboration with other crisis services to support people affected by a traumatic event. Essentially itconsists of an animal and human handler team specifically trained in animal therapy, animal assisted crisis response and...

  15. A review and synthesis of dog cognition research : the world from a dog's point of view

    Contributor(s):: Miles Kuiling Bensky

    Driven by both applied and theoretical goals, scientific interest in canine cognition has experienced a rapid surge in popularity, especially over the last 15 years (Morell, 2009). Here we provide the most comprehensive review to date of dog cognition research, capturing all the articles (285) we...

  16. A review of domestic dogs' (canis familiaris) human-like behaviors: Or why behavior analysts should stop worrying and love their dogs

    Contributor(s):: Udell, Monique A. R., Wynne, C. D. L.

  17. A Systematic Review of Animal-Assisted Therapy on Psychosocial Outcomes in People with Intellectual Disability

    Contributor(s):: Maber-Aleksandrowicz, S., Avent, C., Hassiotis, A.

  18. A test of the yawning contagion and emotional connectedness hypothesis in dogs, Canis familiaris

    Contributor(s):: O'Hara, S. J., Reeve, A. V.

  19. Active-imaginal exposure: Examination of a new behavioral treatment for cynophobia (dog phobia)

    Contributor(s):: Rentz, Timothy O., Powers, Mark B., Smits, Jasper A. J., Cougle, Jesse R., Telch, Michael J.

  20. Adolescent Coping Styles and Outdoor Education: Searching for the Mechanisms of Change

    Contributor(s):: James T. Neill, Bernd Heubeck