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Relações entre animais humanos e não-humanos no Parque Nacional Serra da Capivara, Piauí, Brasil : Um estudo sobre conservação, gestão e sustentabilidade
Contributor(s):: Denise Figueirôa Bacelar
Os animais humanos, cujo único representante atual é a espécie Homo sapiens sapiens, e não humanos, representando as demais espécies heterotróficas existentes, são protagonistas de um longo e controverso relacionamento ao curso da história....
Man's Best Friend: Examining Social Functions of Dogs' in the Lives of Humans
Contributor(s):: Emily J. Sterling
An examination if human happiness and stress following canine exposure
Contributor(s):: Davis, Makenna Ann
Our unconscious bridge to nature: the role of pets and animal views in a person's environmental attitudes, conservation habits, and scientific knowledge
Contributor(s):: Chomey, Ariel
The anthropomorphized animal in children's culture
Contributor(s):: Ratelle, Amy
Equine-assisted therapy: A healing arena for myth and method
Contributor(s):: Root, A.
Effects of equine-facilitated therapy on self-efficacy beliefs of cerebral palsied pre-adolescents and adolescents
Contributor(s):: Sole, D. P.
Dogs and technology: Our most beloved companions in twentieth and twenty-first century America
Contributor(s):: Bow, Claire V.
Since the suburban rush and steep rise in household technological devices in the mid-twentieth century, Americans have drawn apart from each other, a shift that has coincided with a rise in both dog ownership and the adoption of handheld mobile devices. This paper argues that these phenomena,...
Service dogs as an assistive device for persons with disabilities: impact on depression, pain, energy, and perceived intrusiveness
Contributor(s):: Craft, K. J.
The relationship between human-canine personality match and pet satisfaction
Contributor(s):: Curb, Lisa A.
Therapeutic horseback riding: Novel interventions in the treatment of older adults with mild to moderate mobility disability
Contributor(s):: Dopking, E. E.
Modeling a motor skill in children with and without cerebral palsy
Contributor(s):: Haehl, V.
The meaning of stressful life experiences as described by nine to eleven year old children: a phenomenological study
Contributor(s):: Jacobson, G. A.
Animals as a therapeutic modality: A curriculum model for occupational therapy
Contributor(s):: Latella, D. M.
A summative evaluation of a dolphin assisted therapy program for children with special needs
Contributor(s):: Rachel M. Dilts
This dissertation reviews the literature on the specialty area of dolphin assisted therapy (DAT), a subfield of animal assisted therapy (AAT). To date the literature on the effectiveness of DAT has been mixed although a majority of it is positive. The study was conducted with 40 parents whose...
Old man's best friend: Animal-assisted intervention for older people with dementia
Contributor(s):: Ann-Marie Wordley
Dementia results in the loss of memory, intellect, rationality and social skills and is often accompanied by behavioural and psychological symptoms such as agitation, aggression, wandering and noisiness. Previous research has demonstrated that Animal-Assisted Interventions have some promise in...
Chimeras: The ethics of creating human-animal interspecifics
Contributor(s):: Constanze Huther
In summer 2004, I had the pleasure of attending a seminar by Julian Savulescu and Nick Bostrom about "Human Enhancement, Artificial Beings, and the Future of Humanity" at the University of Oxford. Among other quite exotic topics, chimeras were the subject matter of one of our seminar meetings....
Human-animal relationships and ecocriticism: A study of the representation of animals in poetry from Malawi, Zimbabwe, and South Africa
| Contributor(s):: Syned Dale Makani Mthatiwa
This study analyses the manner in which animals are represented in selected poetry from Malawi, Zimbabwe and South Africa. It discusses the various modes of animal representation the poets draw on, and the ideological influences on their manner of animal representation. It explores the kinds of...
Panda-monium: A panda environment for the Henry Doorly Zoo
| Contributor(s):: Roseann I. M. Masek
The project that I am proposing to accomplish would be to design a Panda Exhibit located at the Henry Doorly Zoo in Omaha, NE. John Armknecht from Stanley How Architects in Omaha has been contacted for consultation and mentoring purposes since their firm handles the Zoo’s designs. Previously he...