//
archives

social dominance orientation

This tag is associated with 2 posts

Dog People vs. Cat People: Who’s More Dominant?

There have been studies into what personality traits in people lead them to choose a particular kind of pet.  I know you’ve heard of them before. Extroverts prefer dogs while introverts prefer cats (Edelson and Lester 1983). Cats lovers are more autonomous while dog lovers are more social (Kidd and Kidd 1980). So when Beatrice Alba … Continue reading

What Does Racism Have to do with Animal Exploitation?

OK, so it’s easy to assume that people who look down on people of different ethnic or racial backgrounds also see humans as superior to animals. But can we prove it? In children, no less? Well, turns out, we can. A study conducted by Kimberly Costello and Gordon Hodson of Brock University, Ontario, set out to see if … Continue reading

Want to get regular email from Rumpydog? Then follow my blog! Just click here.

Join 8,967 other followers

Follow @Rumpydog on Twitter!

Follow Rumpydog on Bloglovin!

Follow on Bloglovin

Rumpydog is on Pinterest!

Follow Me on Pinterest