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.
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In 1943, MGM released the movie Lassie Come Home. In the three years after the release of the movie, the number of Collies registered with the American Kennel Club jumped from about 2,000 to over 15,000 puppies a year. But was this sudden in the desire of Americans to live with a collie a coincidence or was it an example of the “dog movie star effect.”read more
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