psychology

Research on human-dog emotional understanding

Researchers at the School of Life Sciences and Psychology, University of Lincoln, recruited participants over 2017, to take part in a study which focussed on relationships between humans and dogs, and how emotion is perceived between the two species. The School of Life Sciences researchers involved were Cátia C. Caeiro (Postgraduate...

Attitudes towards animals questionnaire

Are cats moral or amoral? Can a toad be sad? People appear to have ready-made opinions about the answers to such questions. Dr Emile van der Zee and Prof Todd Hogue from the School of Psychology at the University of Lincoln have developed a questionnaire that measures people’s attitudes...

University academics discuss research on radio show

Psychologists and animal behaviour specialists from the University of Lincoln appeared on The Academic Minute radio programme. Dr Emile van der Zee from the School of Psychology with Helen Zulch and Professor Daniel Mills from the School of Life Sciences, are soon to feature on The Academic Minute. The...