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7 edition of New perspectives on our lives with companion animals found in the catalog.

New perspectives on our lives with companion animals

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Published by University of Pennsylvania Press in Philadelphia .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Pets -- Social aspects -- Congresses,
  • Pets -- Therapeutic use -- Congresses,
  • Pet owners -- Psychology -- Congresses,
  • Pets -- Behavior -- Congresses

  • Edition Notes

    StatementAaron Honori Katcher, Alan M. Beck, editors.
    ContributionsKatcher, Aaron Honori., Beck, Alan M., International Conference on the Human-Companion Animal Bond (1981 : University of Pennsylvania)
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsSF411.5 .N48 1983
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxxv, 588, [2] p., [7] p. of plates :
    Number of Pages588
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3505383M
    ISBN 100812278771
    LC Control Number82040484

    Match emotions and perceptions. Ethology—the science and the tool. Language is symbols representing things, places, ideas. Users will find sections on the many issues that arise during the lifespan of pet owners e. Google Scholar Broadhurst, P.

    Adrenalin: notice things with greater clarity. Toronto: MacMillan. Man and Beast. This collection of essays is impressive.

    Anthropocentrism: animals are here for our use. Epidemiological and longitudinal studies have also uncovered positive associations between the presence of companion animals and human physical well-being, revealing that people living with companion animals had fewer physician visits than similar patients without companion animals e. I think that many of the factors that stifle creativity in this field are the same ones that lead researchers to conduct studies that are ethically impoverished. My background is in philosophy. Part of the Advances in Animal Welfare Science book series AAWS, volume 2 Abstract In recent years animal experimentation in American psychology has been subjected to harsh criticism from inside and outside the discipline Bannister ; Giannelli, this volume; Griffin; MacDonald and Dawkins ; Rollin


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In: Schiller, C. New York: Avon Books. Many animals have the same brain activity. Elizabeth Anderson shows that love is its own reward--not only feeling better, but often living longer. London: Methuen. Many primates have learned to watch the activities of the ungulates around watering holes and react to dangers not even yet seen or smelled.

Detrimental or inefficient human—animal relations? Experimentally, dogs with noticeable New perspectives on our lives with companion animals book facial expressions are preferred by people over other dogs; a selective advantage for a species that thrives in the companionship of humans Waller et al.

Within the chrysalis the old body parts of the caterpillar are undergoing a remarkable transformation, called 'metamorphosis,' to become the beautiful parts that make up the butterfly that will emerge.

An engaging and thought provoking collection By Rpm on Sep 23, This collection represents a powerful perspective on the relationship between humans New perspectives on our lives with companion animals book animals. An excellent and exciting resource By Jkc on Feb 27, This fascinating and complex volume investigates the ways in which humans go about conceiving themselves in and through animals.

It might also be interesting to those who study and teach ethics, gender studies, not to mention philosophy or sociology. The fallacy of animal experimentation in psychology. The expansive and unusual therapeutic benefits of companion animals is included as well, as are ways they are protected, ranging from medical efforts to legal battles over wills and custody.

However, emerging evidence suggests that the association between the presence of animals and human health is varied and complex for reviews, see Friedmann and SonWellsHerzogAmiot and Bastian A stroll through the world of animals and men.

In free-play sessions, children aged 1—3 interacted more with live animals than with interesting toys. For example, new pet owners taking part in a 6-month prospective study did not report reduced loneliness over time relative to non-pet owners Gilbey et al.

Although cultural differences in attitudes toward animals exist Kellerteven within the same culture, pet preferences—such as preference for dog breeds—have been found to change over time, often in a highly random manner Herzog et al.

This collection of essays is impressive. This is in sharp contrast to the creatures in such movies as Alien and The Thing, which have no redeeming juvenile characteristics or redeeming personalities.

Google Scholar Katcher, A. In support for these contentions, a longitudinal study conducted among children aged 8 to 12 who had just acquired a new dog showed that compared with a matching group of non-dog owners, children with the new dog were visited more often by their friends, and their families engaged in more leisure activities together at the 1-month follow-up Serpell Psychology from the Standpoint of a Behaviorist.

Animals and the Human Imagination: A Companion to Animal Studies

Viewing nature in the form of aquarium fish relaxes people, reduces their blood pressure, and even lessens anxiety, even when undergoing dental surgery Katcher et al. Dogs given exogenous oxytocin looked at their owners more, and owner oxytocin increased following these interactions.

Epidemiological and longitudinal New perspectives on our lives with companion animals book have also uncovered positive associations between the presence of companion animals and human physical well-being, revealing that people living with companion animals had fewer physician visits than similar patients without companion animals e.

Losing an animal companion can be a painful experience, yet by examining their transition from a spiritual perspective, Animals in Spirit explores the process of dying from the viewpoints of animals and their people.

This selective breeding alters the frequency of genes that control many traits in the breeding population. Part of the Advances in Animal Welfare Science book series AAWS, volume 2 Abstract In recent years animal experimentation in American psychology has been subjected to harsh criticism from inside and outside the discipline Bannister ; Giannelli, this volume; Griffin; MacDonald and Dawkins ; Rollin Animal Thinking.

London: Collins.the book, New Perspectives on Our Lives with Companion Animals, and co-authored the popular book, Between Pets and People: The Importance of Animal Companionship, first published in and revised in He edited The Health Benefits of Dog Walking for Pets and People (with Drs.

Rebecca Johnson and Sandra McCune) in Dr. Apr 24,  · This collection presents a new and unique view of the human-animal dynamic that steps away from dichotomous thinking. It incorporates a multitude of perspectives.

That's what makes this work unique and necessary. It looks beyond these reductive frameworks to Pages: Together with Dr.

Positive and Negative Aspects of Our Relationship with Companion Animals

Aaron Katcher, he edited the book, "New Perspectives on Our Lives with Companion Animals," and co-authored "Between Pets and People: The Importance of Animal Companionship." Beck, who has studied the ecological and public health implications of dogs in Baltimore, St. Louis, New York and along the United States-Mexican border.by Mary Lou Randour, Ph.D.

That animals touch us in a deep, pdf place is not a modern-day phenomenon, pdf one that pervades the history of the human-animal relationship. We sense that we can benefit spiritually in our relationship with animals, and we are right.

They offer us something fundamental: a direct and immediate sense of both the joy and wonder of creation.Beyond Words: A New Book About What Animals Think and Feel Carl Safina's book "Beyond words" is an excellent summary of recent research.

Posted Jul 05, New Perspectives on Our lives with Companion Animals. Philadelphia: Ebook Pennsylvania Press. 36 Blue, G.F. (). The Value of Pets in Children's Lives. The Health Benefits of Companion Animals. If I have further questions who can I contact? Pets .