Children and the human-animal bond: minimizing pet loss during disasters
Contributor(s):: Travis, Holly J., Jalongo, Mary Renck
Attitudes Toward Animals: Age-Related Development Among Children
Contributor(s):: S.R. Kellert
This paper reviews the results of a study of 267 children in the 2nd, 5th, 8th, and 11th grades. A battery of tests was used to examine children's knowledge and attitudes towards animals, and behavioral contacts with animals. A typology of basic attitudes towards animals and appropriate...
Humans and Other Animals: A Biological and Ethical Perspective
Contributor(s):: Ashley Montagu
What I have been hoping to do in this talk is to provide the scientific basis for the biological kinship of humans with other animals in particular and the whole of nature in general, and to show that the ethical perspective to which such a demonstration leads is inherent in the very nature of...
The Origins of Empathy and Altruism
Contributor(s):: B. Hollenbeck, M. Radke-Yarrow, C. Zahn-Waxler
We will describe theories and research that try to explain the development, especially in children, of sensitivity to the needs of others. Are children born with empathy? Is it instinctive or learned? What kinds of changes do humane feelings and behaviors undergo as children develop? How do the...
Animal abuse and developmental psychopathology
Contributor(s):: Ascione, Frank R., Maruyama, Mika
Establishing the effectiveness of animal-assisted therapies: Methodological standards, issues, and strategies
Contributor(s):: Kazdin, Alan E.
Loss: Divorce, Separation, and Bereavement
Contributor(s):: Snyder, Jamie
Contributor(s):: Davis, Debi
Contributor(s):: Ganley, Dee
The golden bridge
Contributor(s):: [Gross, Patty Dobbs]
Diary of an autistic mother
Zen and the art of understanding autism
Assistance dogs and children with autism
Choosing your companion
Charting your course
Raising a dog for search and rescue
Raising a dog for seizure alert and response
Raising a dog to help a child who suffers a loss
From puppy with potential to autism assistance dog