Children watching programs is more effective at increasing knowledge and improving attitudes towards animals than simply listening to their teacher. However, these results were not maintained over time suggesting that [...] READ MORE
This research found little correlation between vegetarianism and one's attitude toward companion animals, although the finding differ by gender. The researchers also identified a positive correlation between empathy for humans [...] READ MORE
The results of this study showed that in elementary aged children, hyperactivity in boys was a unique predictor of cruelty toward animals, while self-reported behavior problems were a predictor of [...] READ MORE
Animal advocates should be careful when looking at research on public opinion and behavior as many different variables, notably the observer effect, can heavily skew results. The simple context, order, [...] READ MORE
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