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
From an evolutionary point of view, the enjoyment of pain would seem to be maladaptive. Is there an animal analog of finding sexual satisfaction in being whipped, poked with needles, or having hot wax dripped on your skin?
How much do cancer patients benefit from playing with therapy dogs before their radiation or chemotherapy treatments? There's good news and bad news...
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