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  1. A comparison of behaviour in test and in everyday life: evidence of three consistent boldness-related personality traits in dogs

    Contributor(s):: Svartberg, K.

    Six specific personality traits - playfulness, chase-proneness, curiosity/fearlessness, sociability, aggressiveness, and distance-playfulness - and a broad boldness dimension have been suggested for dogs in previous studies based on data collected in a standardized behavioural test ("dog...

  2. A consideration of the role of biology and test design as confounding factors in judgement bias tests

    Contributor(s):: Whittaker, Alexandra L., Barker, Timothy H.

    The assessment of positive emotional states in animals has been advanced considerably through the use of judgement bias testing. JBT methods have now been reported in a range of species. Generally, these tests show good validity as ascertained through use of corroborating methods of affective...

  3. A forced lateralisation test for dairy cows and its relation to their behaviour

    Contributor(s):: Amira, A. Goma, Gareth, P. Pearce, Jashim, Uddin, Eloise, Rimon, Harriet, Davies, Clive, J. C. Phillips

    Dairy cows' emotional state can sometimes be inferred from their behaviour, for example previous studies have suggested that those passing a novel person to the right are more likely to be anxious than those passing to the left. We undertook two studies of cow behaviour as they passed a novel...

  4. A framework for the design and development of physical employment tests and standards

    Contributor(s):: Payne, W., Harvey, J.

  5. A modified HET-CAM approach for biocompatibility testing of medical devices

    Contributor(s):: Eder, C., Falkner, E., Mickel, M., Chiari-Grisar, C., Appl, H., Schoffl, H., Nehrer, S., Losert, U. M.

    The implantation of new biomedical devices into living animals without any previous toxicity or biocompatibility evaluation is possible under current legislation. The HET-CAM (Hen Egg Test-Chorionallantoic Membrane) test offers a partially immunodeficient, borderline in vitro/in vivo test system...

  6. A note on the effects of co-mingling piglet litters on pre-weaning growth, injuries and responses to behavioural tests

    Contributor(s):: Kanaan, V. T., Pajor, E. A., Lay, D. C., Jr., Richert, B. T., Garner, J. P.

    The purpose of this study was to determine how co-mingling litters affected piglets' pre-weaning growth, ear injuries, suckling behaviour and responses to behavioural tests used to measure coping abilities. Thirty sows and their respective litters were housed in standard farrowing crates until...

  7. A Novel Behavioral Intervention in Adolescents With Type 1 Diabetes Mellitus Improves Glycemic Control: Preliminary Results From a Pilot Randomized Control Trial

    Contributor(s):: Maranda, Louise, Lau, May, Stewart, Sunita M., Gupta, Olga T.

  8. A Pilot Study Assessing the Effectiveness of an Animal-Assisted Outreach Program

    Contributor(s):: Stewart, Leslie A., Dispenza, Franco, Parker, Lindy, Chang, Catherine Y., Cunnien, Taffey

  9. A therapeutic recreation intervention using animal-assisted therapy: effects on the subjective well-being of older adults

    Contributor(s):: Richeson, N. E., McCullough, W. T.

  10. Adult-perpetrated animal abuse: Development of a proclivity scale

    Contributor(s):: Alleyne, Emma, Tilston, Laura, Parfitt, Charlotte, Butcher, Roxanne

  11. Adulthood Animal Abuse Among Women Court-Referred to Batterer Intervention Programs

    Contributor(s):: Febres, Jeniimarie, Shorey, Ryan C., Brasfield, Hope, Zucosky, Heather C., Ninnemann, Andrew, Elmquist, Joanna, Bucossi, Meggan M., Andersen, Shawna M., Schonbrun, Yael C., Stuart, Gregory L.

  12. Alternatives - a kaleidoscope of perspectives

    Contributor(s):: Rowan, A. N.

  13. Alternatives: Interaction between science and animal welfare

    Contributor(s):: Rowan, A. N.

  14. An example of application of research in ethology from the horse's temperament tests and record of learning and behavior (LAC)

    Contributor(s):: Lansade, L., Dubois, C., Gillot, A., Delfosse, A., Bon, M. le, Roche, H., Yvon, J. M., Foisnel, S., Rizo, S., Menard, C., Baumgartner, M., Vidament, M.

    The horse's behaviour strongly influences its suitability for riding activity. As professionals and amatory riders were interested by tests aimed at measuring the horse temperament, several scientific studies were conducted. From these studies, two sets of standardised tests were created: - the...

  15. An Exploration of Equine-Assisted Therapy to Improve Balance, Functional Capacity, and Cognition in Older Adults With Alzheimer Disease

    Contributor(s):: Borges de Araujo, T., Martins, W. R., Freitas, M. P., Camargos, E., Mota, J., Safons, M. P.

    BACKGROUND AND PURPOSE: Alzheimer disease (AD) is a chronic, progressive dementia syndrome that features cognitive and behavioral symptoms, as well as physical and functional limitations that develop over the course of the disease. As an activity that involves physical and cognitive aspects,...

  16. An investigation of a brief life satisfaction scale with elementary school children

    Contributor(s):: Seligson, Julie Lauren

  17. Animal geographies I

    Contributor(s):: Hovorka, Alice J.

  18. Animal Hoarding: Slipping Into the Darkness of Comorbid Animal and Self-Neglect

    Contributor(s):: Nathanson, Jane N.

    Substantial research and literature indicate how people and companion animals form relationships that are, for the most part, mutually beneficial. Yet there are highly dysfunctional human-animal relationships that do occur, meriting attention and remediation. One of the most perplexing and...

  19. Animal-assisted activity among patients with cancer: effects on mood, fatigue, self-perceived health, and sense of coherence

    Contributor(s):: Johnson, R. A., Meadows, R. L., Haubner, J. S., Sevedge, K.

  20. Animal-Assisted Therapy with Farm Animals for Persons with Psychiatric Disorders: Effects on Anxiety and Depression, a Randomized Controlled Trial

    Contributor(s):: Berget, Bente, Ekeberg, Øivind, Pedersen, Ingeborg, Braastad, Bjarne O.