Animals Are People Too, You Know

Animals Are People Too, You Know

7 Surprising Facts About Animals (And Us)

By Susan K Perry Ph.D.
Having fur doesn't preclude being moral.

Singles and Their Pets: What's With the Cat?

By Bella DePaulo Ph.D.
A pet is not compensation for not having a spouse.

Fido Is Not Just the Pet

By Julie Sedivy Ph.D.
Can changing the language change people's attitudes about animals?

Can Dogs Do Math?

By Stanley Coren Ph.D., F.R.S.C.
Dogs may have a primitive ability to add and subtract.

Fool at the Dinner Party

By Dale Peterson Ph.D.
Some people will do anything to have the last word in an argument

The Canine-Human Bond: How to Deal With a Narcissistic Dog

By Lee Charles Kelley
Is Your Dog a Narcissist? Look In the Mirror!

Dolphin Sexuality

By Seth Slater M.F.A.
Why shrink from sharks: Is it love, infatuation, or cheating?

Why dogs are so different from wolves

By Nigel Barber Ph.D.
Humans created dogs in their own image.

A Tale of Two Dolphins

By Seth Slater M.F.A.
Learning to shape our creative selves

Doggerel: About a Dog

By Mindy Greenstein Ph.D.
I offered to buy them a rat instead.

Dogs and Autism: Why I Don't Think I'll Read Cowboy and Wills

By Lynne Soraya
How special pets help children with special needs.

If He Has a Dog, Will He Be a Better Husband?

By Donna Barstow
A cartoon about how to use animals to find the good guys.

Animal Minds and the Foible of Human Exceptionalism

By Marc Bekoff Ph.D.
Let's replace human exceptionalism with species exceptionalism

What They Don't Tell You About "Therapy" Dogs

By Gina Gallagher
Is that dog providing assistance or driving you to therapy?

How a Pet Can Sharpen Your Mindfulness Skills

By Toni Bernhard J.D.
My hound dog heightens my sensory awareness and keeps me in the present moment.

How Do You Stop Your Dog From Humping?

By Lee Charles Kelley
Is This Odd Behavior a Sign of Dominance or a Symptom of Frustration?

Why Do Most Vegetarians Go Back To Eating Meat?

By Hal Herzog Ph.D.
For most people, vegetarianism is temporary phase. Why?

What Matters?

By Paul Thagard Ph.D.
Environmental Ethics and the World in 2050

Of Oscars, Orangutans & Oxytocin, Friendship Tales

By Melanie Greenberg Ph.D.
From humans to fruit bats, you gotta have girlfriends

Judging the Sin By Judging the Sinner

By Jason Plaks Ph.D.
Harming a person versus harming a pet

Carol Gilligan's 'In a Different Voice' Revisited: On Gender and Morality

By Dale Peterson Ph.D.
Are gender stereotypes always wrong? Ask the elephants

Unified Dog Theory XX: The Joy of Biting Things That Can't Bite Back

By Lee Charles Kelley
Dogs Experience the World Primarily Through Feelings of Tension and Release

Alphas Hog Reproductive Opportunity - It’s Still the Same Old Story

By Loretta G Breuning Ph.D.
Mammals seek power because sex is the reward.

The Anatomy of Animal Madness

By G.A. Bradshaw Ph.D., Ph.D.
Is it method or madness that drives animals crazy?