Animals and Us
Animals and Us focuses on the new inter-disciplinary science of anthrozoology - the study of human attitudes, behaviors, and relationships with other species. Most posts discuss empirical studies related to the psychology, evolution, and moral complexities of human-animal interactions.
Animals and Us's Latest Posts
How natural is a cloned cow or a chihuahua or a dolphin at Sea World? Is an outdoor cat more natural than an indoor cat? We developed a scale to measure perceptions of the "naturalness" of different animals. As you can see from this graph, our results were surprising.
Should we be concerned with pain and suffering in invertebrates? Here's why stone crabs are high on my list of immoral foods.
There is a good reason why sex with close relatives is taboo in nearly every human society.
A new study of Vietnam Era veterans suggests why some people and not others love animals.
A woman's chances of getting pregnant are much lower than most people think. But they are considerably higher if she is raped.
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