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  1. Comparing trainers' reports of clicker use to the use of clickers in applied research studies: methodological differences may explain conflicting results

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    | Contributor(s):: Lynna C Feng, Tiffani J Howell, Pauleen C Bennett

    Clicker training refers to an animal training technique, derived from laboratory-based studies of animal learning and behaviour, in which a reward-predicting signal is delivered immediately following performance of a desired behaviour, and is subsequently followed by a reward. While clicker...

  2. Vicky Grover

    Did you submitted the CCC Online Form for the February 2020 examination? If yes then you must wait for the CCC Admit Card but if you haven't submitted and paid the fees for CCC Exam then pay...

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  3. ashwini

    Shree designer saree is a one stop online shopping website that caters the needs of bride, groom and everyone involved in Indian wedding Experts in Indian saree, wedding sarees, lehenga choli,...

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  4. Mechanisms of Change for Children Participating in Therapeutic Horse Riding: A Grounded Theory

    | Contributor(s):: Martin, R. A., Graham, F. P., Taylor, W. J., Levack, W. M. M.

  5. The Way Humans Behave Modulates the Emotional State of Piglets

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    | Contributor(s):: Sophie Brajon, Jean-Paul Laforest, Océane Schmitt, Nicholas Devillers

    The emotional state can influence decision-making under ambiguity. Cognitive bias tests (CBT) proved to be a promising indicator of the affective valence of animals in a context of farm animal welfare. Although it is well-known that humans can influence the intensity of fear and reactions of...

  6. Dogs (Canis familiaris), but Not Chimpanzees (Pan troglodytes), Understand Imperative Pointing

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    | Contributor(s):: Katharina C. Kirchhofer, Felizitas Zimmermann, Juliane Kaminski, Michael Tomasello

    Chimpanzees routinely follow the gaze of humans to outside targets. However, in most studies using object choice they fail to use communicative gestures (e.g. pointing) to find hidden food. Chimpanzees' failure to do this may be due to several difficulties with this paradigm. They may, for...

  7. The Effect of Pet Ownership on ESL Students' U.S. Academic Success

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    | Contributor(s):: Emily Benjumea

    This study examines the academic success of English as a second language (ESL) students based on ownership of and/or relationship with a pet, due to pets’ ability to benefit and support their owners. A survey was compiled for middle school, ESL students in the Fayetteville, Arkansas...

  8. Therapy Dogs in Academic Libraries: A Way to Foster Student Engagement and Mitigate Self-Reported Stress during Finals

    | Contributor(s):: Jalongo, Mary Renck, McDevitt, Theresa

  9. Creating Junior Ethologists

    | Contributor(s):: Farenga, Stephen J., Joyce, Beverly A., Ness, Daniel

  10. Helping Pet Owners Change Pet Behaviors: An Overview of the Science

    | Contributor(s):: Strickler, B. G.

  11. The Development of Prosocial Behavior in Adolescents: A Mixed Methods Study from NOLS

    | Contributor(s):: Nate Furman, Jim Sibthorp

  12. New learning worlds: the significance of nature in the lives of marginalised young people

    | Contributor(s):: Jocey Quinn

    This article explores a hitherto neglected issue: the significance of nature in the learning lives of marginalised young people. Drawing on both post-human and sociocultural perspectives, it develops a theoretical analysis of this important subject. It uses research with 114 young people in jobs...

  13. Girls' Challenge Seeking: How Outdoor Exposure Can Support Girls in Taking Positive Risks

    | Contributor(s):: Kallen Tsikalas, Karyn L. Martin

  14. Exploring the Influence of the ROC Integrated High School Program

    | Contributor(s):: Scott Caspell

  15. Adolescent Coping Styles and Outdoor Education: Searching for the Mechanisms of Change

    | Contributor(s):: James T. Neill, Bernd Heubeck

  16. Disparities in activity levels and learning ability between Djungarian hamster (Phodopus sungorus) and Roborovskii hamster (Phodopus roborovskii)

    | Contributor(s):: Ikeda, H., Nagasawa, M.

    The Djungarian hamster and the Roborovskii hamster belong to the same genus of Phodopus. However, the Djungarian hamster is tame and shows sedative behavior, while Roborovskii hamster is not tame and shows high levels of locomotor activity. Hyperactivity occurs in animals with tameless behavior....

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  18. The Use of a Virtual Online Debating Platform to Facilitate Student Discussion of Potentially Polarising Topics

    | Contributor(s):: Paul D. McGreevy, Vicky Tzioumis, Chris Degeling, Jane Johnson, Robert Brown, Mike Sands, Melissa J. Starling, Clive J.C. Phillips

    The merits of students exchanging views through the so-called human continuum exercise (HCE) are well established. The current article describes the creation of the virtual human continuum (VHC), an online platform that facilitates the same teaching exercise. It also reports feedback on the VHC...

  19. The role of zoos and aquariums in education for a sustainable future

    | Contributor(s):: Jan Packer, Roy Ballantyne

    This chapter explores visitors' environmental learning in zoos and aquariums, inclusive of narrative accounts that demonstrate the impact of such experiences in the lives of visitors regarding the process and outcomes. 

  20. Just Jocking? An Exploration of how 10-12 year old Children Experience an Equine Assisted Learning Programme, in a DEIS School, in Limerick city.

    | Contributor(s):: Kate Bronwyn Jones

    Throughout Irish history, the horse has had many uses. In modern Ireland, some communities have harnessed the power of the horse to deliver a range of social interventions. However, at present, there is little published research about equine assisted programmes in Ireland. The main intention of...