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Concept of cuteness is 'hardwired from age of three, 'sayscientists
http://www.independent.co.uk/news/science/concept-of-cuteness-is-hardwired-from-age-of-three-say-scientists-9617791.html

Children as young as three recognise 'cuteness' in faces of people and animals
http://medicalxpress.com/news/2014-07-children-young-recognise-cuteness-people.html

Humans are hardwired to prefer 'cute' faces from the age of three - and toddlers think dogs are more adorable than cats and...

Published 08-17-2013 in Animal Assisted Interventions , last update 03-24-2015 More...

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Attitudes toward Animals among Kindergarten Children: Species Preferences

Baby schema in human and animal faces induces cuteness perception and gaze allocation in children. Marta Borgi, Irene Cogliati Dezza, Victoria Brelsford, Kerstin Meints, Francesca Cirulli. Frontiers in Psychology, section Developmental Psychology:
Baby schema in human and animal faces induces cuteness perception and gaze allocation in children

Children's preferences for infantile features in dogs and cats. Marta Borgi and Francesca Cirulli. Human-Animal Interaction...

Published 07-28-2013 in Animal Assisted Interventions , last update 03-19-2015 More...

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Call for papers
Special Issue della rivista “International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health" Animal Assisted Interventions: making the best of the human-animal bond.

Guest Editors Francesca Cirulli e Marta Borgi
(See attachment)

Published 03-18-2015 in Animal Assisted Interventions , last update 03-18-2015 More...

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April 8-10 2015 - Interventi assistiti con gli animali: identità, normativa e responsabilità " Corso propedeutico - Aula Bovet, Istituto Superiore di Sanità, Roma. See attachments

ATTENDED COURSES:

November 26 th 2014- SEMINARIO SU DISTURBI DEL COMPORTAMENTO ALIMENTARE ED INTERVENTI ASSISTITI CON EQUIDI


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http://umbria.coni.it/umbria/umbria/notizie/8792-seminario-su-disturbi-del-comportamento-alimentare-ed-interventi-assistiti-con-equidi.html

November 21st-22nd - November 28th-29th - Interventi assistiti con il cane in...

Published 10-03-2013 in Animal Assisted Interventions , last update 03-09-2015 More...

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ISTITUTIONAL ACTIVITY. Guidelines for Animal Assisted Interventions

ISTITUTIONAL ACTIVITY. Guidelines for Animal Assisted Interventions (AAI)

At present, in Italy AAI have been recognized as official care by a Legislative Decree (DL.vo issued on February 28th 2003), however there is no specific legislation regulating them, which poses serious problems in terms of safety and protection of humans subjects. Indeed, those who can benefit from AAI are frail subjects and are mainly represented by children as they are often extremely trusting and may easily achieve a level of intimacy with animals, as well as elderly per- sons. In AAI, the activity performed by the “animal therapist” towards the “human patient” is very complex and to be successful, above all, should entail the contribution of many professional figures....

Published 08-31-2013 in Animal Assisted Interventions , last update 11-26-2013 More...

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