Habit Formation and the Effect of Repeated Stress Exposures on Cognitive Flexibility Learning in Horses
Contributor(s):: Henshall, Cathrynne, Randle, Hayley, Francis, Nidhish, Freire, Rafael
Horse training exposes horses to an array of cognitive and ethological challenges. Horses are routinely required to perform behaviours that are not aligned to aspects of their ethology, which may delay learning. While horses readily form habits during training, not all of these responses are...
Hippotherapy and life habits with children with motor deficit and neurodevelopmental impairment: A pilot survey of parents
Contributor(s):: Potvin-Bélanger, A., Freeman, A., Vincent, C.
Training your dog for family living
This project is designed to teach you to train your dog for family living. A dog that has many bad habits, such as getting on furniture, jumping on people, growling, biting, and roaming throughout the neighborhood, is not fun for a family and may cause embarrassment to you and your friends. A...
Moral disengagement in harmful but cherished food practices? An exploration into the case of meat
Contributor(s):: Graca, J., Calheiros, M. M., Oliveira, A.
Harmful but culturally cherished practices often endure in spite of the damages they cause. Meat consumption is increasingly becoming one of such cases and may provide an opportunity from which to observe these phenomena. Growing evidence indicates that current and projected production and...
Why do adult dogs 'play'?
Contributor(s):: Bradshaw, J. W. S., Pullen, A. J., Rooney, N. J.
Among the Carnivora, play behaviour is usually made up of motor patterns characteristic of predatory, agonistic and courtship behaviour. Domestic dogs are unusual in that play is routinely performed by adults, both socially, with conspecifics and with humans, and also asocially, with objects....
Diet composition of coyotes in the Cuyahoga Valley National Park, Ohio
Contributor(s):: Jonathan D. Cepak
The diet and food habits of coyotes (Cams latrans) in Ohio's Cuyahoga Valley National Park (CVNP) were examined by analyzing 50 scat samples collected during coyote population surveys between February 199*-March 1999. The Cuyahoga Valley National Park, a 13,770-hectare public-use park surrounded...
The ninety-fourth issue of the Psychological Barometer and a note on its fifteenth anniversary
Contributor(s):: Link, Henry C.
Social mimetic behaviour and social anticipation in dogs: Preliminary results
Contributor(s):: Kubinyi, Eniko, Miklósi, Ádám, Topál, József, Csányi, Vilmos
Human left-sided cradling preferences for dogs
Contributor(s):: Abel, E. L.
Dietary habits and social interactions affect choice of feeding location by sheep
Contributor(s):: Scott, C. B., Provenza, F. D., Banner, R. E.
12 lambs that had been reared together were separated into 2 groups of 6 lambs; groups were conditioned to prefer sorghum (Sorghum bicolor) or wheat (Triticum aestivum) grains by feeding for 14 days. Lambs were conditioned to avoid the other grain by administering a mild dose of lithium chloride...