Effects of horse riding simulator on sitting motor function in children with spastic cerebral palsy
Contributor(s):: Chinniah, H., Natarajan, M., Ramanathan, R., Ambrose, J. W. F.
Canine Assisted Occupational Therapy for Children on the Autism Spectrum: A Pilot Randomised Control Trial
Contributor(s):: Hill, J., Ziviani, J., Driscoll, C., Teoh, A. L., Chua, J. M., Cawdell-Smith, J.
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.
Auditory–Visual Matching of Conspecifics and Non-Conspecifics by Dogs and Human Infants
| Contributor(s):: Anna Gergely, Eszter Petró, Katalin Oláh, József Topál
We tested whether dogs and 14–16-month-old infants are able to integrate intersensory information when presented with conspecific and heterospecific faces and vocalisations. The looking behaviour of dogs and infants was recorded with a non-invasive eye-tracking technique while they were...
Extensive human presence and regular gentle handling improve growth, survival and immune competence in ostrich chicks
| Contributor(s):: Muvhali, P. T., Bonato, M., Engelbrecht, A., Malecki, I. A., Cloete, S. W. P.
[... and Riding as Well? Case Report about the Treatment of an Infant with Unresponsive Wakefulness Syndrome]
| Contributor(s):: Steppacher, I., Kissler, J.
[Etiologies of cerebral palsy and classical treatment possibilities]
| Contributor(s):: Maurer, U.
Caregiver Reports of Interactions between Children up to 6 Years and Their Family Dog—Implications for Dog Bite Prevention
| Contributor(s):: Christine Arhant, Andrea Martina Beetz, Josef Troxler
In children up to 6 years, interactions such as interfering with the dog’s resources and also benign behaviors (e.g., petting) commonly precede a bite incident with the family dog. Therefore, the aim of the present study was to explore the development of everyday interactions between...
Practices and Perceptions of Animal Contact and Associated Health Outcomes in Pregnant Women and New Mothers
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| Contributor(s):: Hsin-Yi Weng, Kimberly Ankrom
Companion animals play an important role in our society. However, pregnant women and new mothers might have specific concerns about animal-associated health outcomes because of their altered immune function and posture as well as their newborn babies. The study was conducted to collect baseline...
Domestic Dogs ' (Canis lupus familiaris) Evaluation of Moral and Immoral Actors
| Contributor(s):: Katherine E. Ford
A sense of morality, or values predisposing what is right (fair, just, kind) and what is wrong (unfair, cruel, dishonest), appears universally across all humankind. All major cultures share support for some values, such as self-respect, respect for others, and 'the golden rule'treat...
Pet face: Mechanisms underlying human-animal relationships
| Contributor(s):: Borgi, Marta, Cirulli, Francesca
What do infants know about cats, dogs, and people? Development of a 'like-people' representation for nonhuman animals
| Contributor(s):: Quinn, Paul C., Freund, Lisa S., McCune, Sandra, Esposito, Layla, Gee, Nancy R., McCardle, Peggy
playing with pets
| Contributor(s):: Grise, Chrisanne
Narrative synthesis of equine-assisted psychotherapy literature: Current knowledge and future research directions
| Contributor(s):: Lee, Ping-Tzu, Dakin, Emily, McLure, Merinda
The long-term impact of infant rearing background on the affective state of adult common marmosets ( Callithrix jacchus)
| Contributor(s):: Ash, H., Buchanan-Smith, H. M.
Early life environment, including temporary family separation, can have a major influence on affective state. Using a battery of tests, the current study compared the performance of adult common marmosets ( Callithrix jacchus), reared as infants under 3 different conditions: family-reared twins,...
Pet Experience and Infants' Visual Attention to Animal Faces
| Contributor(s):: Hurley, Karinna B.
Experience and Distribution of Attention: Pet Exposure and Infants' Scanning of Animal Images
| Contributor(s):: Hurley, Karinna B., Oakes, Lisa M.
Childhood animal cruelty and interpersonal violence
| Contributor(s):: Miller, C.
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Cat and dog exposure and respiratory morbidities in cystic fibrosis
| Contributor(s):: Morrow, Christopher B., Raraigh, Karen S., Green, Deanna M., Blackman, Scott M., Cutting, Garry R., Collaco, Joseph M.