Intellectual and Emotional Benefits of Dogs
Top of Mind with Julie Rose - Radio Archive, Episode 577 , Segment 5
Episode: A Confused Economy, Asteroid Mining, Toxic Masculinity
- Jun 20, 2017 11:00 pm
- 16:56 mins
Guest: Darlene Kertes, PhD, Research Psychologist at the University of Florida; Deborah Linder, DVM, Professor at the Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine, Tufts University, Associate Director of Tufts Institute for Human-Animal Interaction We already know that man’s best friend is playmate, guardian, and companion. But new preliminary research suggests that dogs’ virtues may extend beyond the loyal friend and protector. For instance, does your child hate being assigned to read at school? A dog may be able to help with that. Do school assignments fill your student with dread and anxiety? Again, a dog may be able to help with that.