Oxytocin responses after dog and cat interactions depend on pet ownership and may affect interpersonal trust
Contributor(s):: Curry, B. A., Donaldson, B., Vercoe, M., Filippo, M., Zaka, P. J.
Although many of us interact daily with animals, we have lit t le understanding of how this affects our interactions with people. This study assessed the physiological effects of human-animal interactions and tested if this affected interpersonal trust. Participants (N=141) were assigned to play...
Ethical issues concerning the public viewing of media broadcasts of animal cruelty
Contributor(s):: Tiplady, C. M., Walsh, D. B., Phillips, C. J. C.
Undercover filming is a method commonly used by animal activist groups to expose animal cruelty and it is important to consider the effects of publically releasing video footage of cruel practices on the viewers' mental health. Previously, we reported that members of the Australian public were...
Emotion Attribution to a Non-Humanoid Robot in Different Social Situations
Contributor(s):: Lakatos, Gabriella, Gácsi, Márta, Konok, Veronika, Brúder, Ildikó, Bereczky, Boróka, Korondi, Péter, Miklósi, Ádám
Animals Connecting People to People: Insights into Animal-Assisted Therapy and Animal-Assisted Activities
Contributor(s):: Schaffer, Caroline B.
The Role of an Animal-Mascot in the Psychological Adjustment of Soldiers Exposed to Combat Stress
Contributor(s):: Trousselard, Marion, Jean, Aurelie, Beiger, François, Marchandot, Florent, Davoust, Bernard, Canini, Frédéric
Ethorobotics applied to human behaviour: Can animated objects influence children's behaviour in cognitive tasks?
Contributor(s):: André, V., Jost, C., Hausberger, M., Le Pévédic, B., Jubin, R., Duhaut, D., Lemasson, A.
Social referencing and cat–human communication
Contributor(s):: Merola, I., Lazzaroni, M., Marshall-Pescini, S., Prato-Previde, E.
How does a dog attack on a guide dog affect the wellbeing of a guide dog owner?
Contributor(s):: Marquès-Brocksopp, Lorna
Interacting with a computer-simulated pet: Factors influencing children's humane attitudes and empathy
Contributor(s):: Tsai, Yueh-Feng, Kaufman, David
Dogs in the Hall: A Case Study of Affective Skill Development in an Urban Veterinary Program
Contributor(s):: Martin, Michael, Tummons, John, Ball, Anna, Bird, William
The purpose of this bounded single case study was to explore how an urban high school veterinary program impacted students' affective skill development. The program was unique because students were required to participate in internships with local animal care businesses and care for animals...
Effects of a Program of Adapted Therapeutic Horse-Riding in a Group of Autism Spectrum Disorder Children
Contributor(s):: García-Gómez, Andrés, Risco, Manuel López, Rubio, Jesús Carlos, Guerrero, Eloisa, García-Peña, Inés Magdalena
Introduction: The use of horses in therapy has a fairly long history. There are many references to the therapeutic benefits of this activity. Such therapies have been undergoing a boom internationally in recent years. However scientific research into the effective use of this activity in children...
Assessing Food Preferences in Dogs and Cats: A Review of the Current Methods
Contributor(s):: Christelle Tobie, Franck Péron, Claire Larose
Food is a major aspect of pet care; therefore, ensuring that pet foods are not only healthful but attractive to companion animals and their owners is essential. The petfood market remains active and requires ongoing evaluation of the adaptation and efficiency of the new products....
Animal hoarding: devastating, complex, and everyone's concern
Contributor(s):: Williams, Bronwen
Perception of the benefits of the ownership of companion animals in people with fertility disordersPercepcion de los beneficios de la tenencia de animales de compania en personas con problemas de infertilidad
Contributor(s):: Hugues H, B., Alvarez A, A., Castelo E. C, L., Ledon L, L., Mendoza T, M., Dominguez A, E.
The aim of this study was to evaluate the perception of persons with fertility disorders regarding pet ownership and its relationship with personal satisfaction and benefits on psicoemotional health. A survey using a questionnaire was conducted. The results showed that 50 and 20% of the persons...
Percepcion de los beneficios de la tenencia de animales de compania en personas con orientacion sexual homoerotica y transex
| Contributor(s):: Hugues H, B., Alvarez A, A., Castelo E. C, L., Ledon L, L., Mendoza T, M., Dominguez A, E.
The aim of this study was to become acquainted of the perception of persons with homoerotic sexual preference (HSP) (n=40) and of transsexuals (n=20) regarding pet ownership and its relationship with personal satisfaction and benefits on psicoemotional health. A survey using a questionnaire was...
Social provisions of the human-animal relationship amongst 30 people living with HIV in Australia
| Contributor(s):: Hutton, V. E.
Research on the relationship between humans and animals has identified some links between companion animals and physiological, psychological, and social benefits for the human. Adopting Robert Weiss's (1974) Theory of Social Provisions as a framework, this qualitative study explores the role of...
Accentuating the positive in adult attachments
| Contributor(s):: Sable, P.
Work or Play? An Exploration of the Relationships between People and their Service Dogs in Leisure Activities
| Contributor(s):: Hicks, J. R., Weisman, C. J.
Pet Loss and Human Emotion: Romanian Students' Reflections on Pet Loss
| Contributor(s):: Rujoiu, O., Rujoiu, V.
Glad i dyr ? En diskusjon avdyriske følende dyr
| Contributor(s):: Thorsen, Liv Emma