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  1. The effects of interacting with a computer-simulated virtual pet dog on children's empathy and humane attitudes

    Contributor(s):: Tsai, Yueh-Feng

    Research has shown that children’s caring for, or owning, a real pet animal is associated with higher levels of empathy and more positive attitudes toward the humane treatment of animals. However, studies that have examined whether a virtual pet animal would have similar associations are...

  2. Attitudes Toward the Treatment of Animals: A Study of Christian Groups in Australia

    | Contributor(s):: Bowd, Alan D., Bowd, Anne C.

    One hundred and eighty-seven active churchgoers were surveyed regarding their attitudes toward the treatment of animals. Participants were members of five Christian denominations selected as representing theological positions ranging from liberal to conservative. The chief expectation of the...