Book Review: "How Animals Affect Us: Examining the Influence of Human-Animal Interaction on Child Development and Human Health." (2011)

A. Matamonasa-Bennett

American Psychological Association, Washington DC

Edited by Peggy McCardle, Sara McCune, James A. Griffin, & Valerie Maholmes

The timing of the publication and review of this edited volume in the inaugural addition of the HAI Bulletin could not have been more fortuitous. Similar to the goals of this publication -- to advance the science and field of human-animal interaction (HAI) -- this volume provides those currently in the field of HAI, and those seeking to enter the field, with a broad, multilevel conceptual map and scientific framework for moving the field forward from the anecdotes and personal experiences of practitioners to empirical discovery.

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Keywords: book review
Posted in 2013, Volume 1, No. 1