Null effects of therapy dog interaction on adolescent anxiety during a laboratory-based social evaluative stressor
Contributor(s):: Mueller, M. K., Anderson, E. C., King, E. K., Urry, H. L.
Engaging Zoo Visitors at Chimpanzee (Pan troglodytes) Exhibits Promotes Positive Attitudes Toward Chimpanzees and Conservation
Contributor(s):: Craig, Lesley E., Vick, Sarah-Jane
Human Attitude toward Reptiles: A Relationship between Fear, Disgust, and Aesthetic Preferences
| Contributor(s):: Markéta Janovcová, Silvie Rádlová, Jakub Polák, Kristýna Sedláˇcková, Šárka Peléšková, Barbora Žampachová, Daniel Frynta, Eva Landová
Focusing on one group of animals can bring interesting results regarding our attitudes toward them and show the key features that our evaluation of such animals is based on. Thus, we designed a study of human perception of all reptiles focusing on the relationship between perceived fear,...
Influences of Animal-Assisted Therapy on Episodic Memory in Patients with Acquired Brain Injuries
| Contributor(s):: Theis, Felicitas, Luck, Frank, Hund-Georgiadis, Margret, Hediger, Karin
Inside the Interaction: Contact With Familiar Humans Modulates Heart Rate Variability in Horses
| Contributor(s):: Scopa, C., Greco, A., Contalbrigo, L., Fratini, E., Lanatà, A., Scilingo, E. P., Baragli, P.
Animal-assisted psychotherapy for developmental trauma through the lens of interpersonal neurobiology of trauma: Creating connection with self and others
| Contributor(s):: Parish-Plass, Nancy
The Canine Frustration Questionnaire—Development of a New Psychometric Tool for Measuring Frustration in Domestic Dogs (Canis familiaris)
| Contributor(s):: Kevin J. McPeake, Lisa M. Collins, Helen Zulch, Daniel S. Mills
Introduction: Psychometric tools have been developed for the assessment of behavioral and affective traits in non-human animals. Frustration can be defined as an emotional reaction experienced after a given expectation is violated. Frustration is a negative emotional state and whilst it...
Parallels in the interactive effect of highly sensitive personality and social factors on behaviour problems in dogs and humans
| Contributor(s):: Bräm Dubé, M., Asher, L., Würbel, H., Riemer, S., Melotti, L.
Experimental trial demonstrates effects of animal-assisted stress prevention program on college students' positive and negative emotion
| Contributor(s):: Patricia Pendry, Alexa M. Carr, Stephanie M. Roeter, Jaymie L. Vandagriff
In response to the growing prevalence of mental health issues among college students, campuses across the nation are implementing animal-assisted stress reduction programs, despite a clear lack of evidence supporting their efficacy. Researchers conducted a randomized controlled trial to determine...
Developing Children's Ability to Recognize Animal Emotions -- What Does It Take? A Study at the Zoo
| Contributor(s):: Silvia Rochaw, Augusta Gaspar, Francisco Esteves
Several factors are known to affect children's identification of human emotions, but information is virtually inexistent regarding how they develop their ability to identify animal emotions. I this study we approached factors likely to influence children's identification of animal...
The Effects of Equine Assisted Learning on Emotional Intelligence Competencies and Leadership Skills
| Contributor(s):: Jade E. Rauen
Since the development and understanding of the term emotional intelligence (EI), researchers and businessmen alike have strived to find a way to improve EI competencies. Equine-Assisted Learning (EAL) is a branch of Equine Therapy that uses the horse to facilitate change in humans. In recent...
The ability to recognize dog emotions depends on the cultural milieu in which we grow up
| Contributor(s):: Amici, F., Waterman, J., Kellermann, C. M., Karimullah, K., Bräuer, J.
Horses associate individual human voices with the valence of past interactions: a behavioural and electrophysiological study
| Contributor(s):: d'Ingeo, S., Quaranta, A., Siniscalchi, M., Stomp, M., Coste, C., Bagnard, C., Hausberger, M., Cousillas, H.
Talking to Cows: Reactions to Different Auditory Stimuli During Gentle Human-Animal Interactions
| Contributor(s):: Lange, A., Bauer, L., Futschik, A., Waiblinger, S., Lürzel, S.
Balancing skill against difficulty - behavior, heart rate and heart rate variability of shelter dogs during two different introductions of an interactive game
| Contributor(s):: Arhant, Christine, Altrichter, Bernadette, Lehenbauer, Sandra, Waiblinger, Susanne, Schmied-Wagner, Claudia, Yee, Jason
Interactive games may boost positive well-being by combining the benefits of rewards with cognitive and social enrichment. However, a hasty introduction can lead to low success and frustration. We examine two methods of introducing an interactive game to dogs to test whether they elicit...
Pets Are Associated with Fewer Peer Problems and Emotional Symptoms, and Better Prosocial Behavior: Findings from the Longitudinal Study of Australian Children
| Contributor(s):: Christian, H., Mitrou, F., Cunneen, R., Zubrick, S. R.
The Role of Pets in Supporting Cognitive-Behavioral Chronic Pain Self-Management: Perspectives of Older Adults
| Contributor(s):: Janevic, Mary R., Shute, Varick, Connell, Cathleen M., Piette, John D., Goesling, Jenna, Fynke, Julie
Effects of Dog-Assisted Therapy on Social Behaviors and Emotional Expressions: A Single-Case Experimental Design in 3 People With Dementia
| Contributor(s):: Pérez-Sáez, E., Pérez-Redondo, E., González-Ingelmo, E.
Exploring the influence of service dogs on participation in daily occupations by veterans with PTSD: A pilot study
| Contributor(s):: McLaughlin, K., Hamilton, A. L.
A Systematic Literature Review of Animal-Assisted Interventions in Oncology (Part I): Methods and Results
| Contributor(s):: Holder, T. R. N., Gruen, M. E., Roberts, D. L., Somers, T., Bozkurt, A.