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  1. Interacting with a computer-simulated pet: Factors influencing children's humane attitudes and empathy

    Contributor(s):: Tsai, Yueh-Feng, Kaufman, David

  2. Practical Work at School Reduces Disgust and Fear of Unpopular Animals

    Contributor(s):: Randler, C., Hummel, E., Prokop, P.

    Disgust and fear are basic emotions that protect humans against pathogens and/or predators. Natural selection favored individuals who successfully escaped or avoided harmful animals; thus animals who pose a disease threat activate aversive responses in humans. However, all these animals who are...

  3. Children's Attitudes About the Humane Treatment of Animals and Empathy: One-Year Follow up of a School-Based Intervention

    | Contributor(s):: Ascione, Frank R., Weber, Claudia V.

    This study assessed the maintenance of the effect of a year-long school-based humane education program on fourth grade children's attitudes toward animals. Generalization to human-directed empathy was also measured. Using a pretest-posttest (Year 1) follow-up (Year 2) design and ANCOVA, we...