Influence of Dogs on Learning in Children

2016-12-14 19:38:22 | BioPortfolio


In a randomised controlled cross-over study, the influence of interacting with a dog on children's learning performance is investigated.

Study Design

Allocation: Randomized, Intervention Model: Crossover Assignment, Masking: Single Blind (Subject), Primary Purpose: Basic Science




Human-dog interaction, Stuffed toy dog






Swiss Tropical & Public Health Institute

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Published on BioPortfolio: 2016-12-14T19:38:22-0500

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