D L Wells

Summary

Affiliation: Queen's University Belfast
Country: UK

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Dogs as a diagnostic tool for ill health in humans
    Deborah L Wells
    School of Psychology, Queen s University, Belfast, Northern Ireland, UK
    Altern Ther Health Med 18:12-7. 2012
  2. ncbi request reprint The discrimination of cat odours by humans
    Nicola Courtney
    Canine Behaviour Centre, School of Psychology, Queen s University Belfast, Northern Ireland, UK
    Perception 31:511-2. 2002
  3. ncbi request reprint Domestic dogs and human health: an overview
    Deborah L Wells
    Canine Behaviour Centre, School of Psychology, Queen s University Belfast, UK
    Br J Health Psychol 12:145-56. 2007
  4. doi request reprint Canine responses to hypoglycemia in patients with type 1 diabetes
    Deborah L Wells
    School of Psychology, Queen s University Belfast, Belfast, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom
    J Altern Complement Med 14:1235-41. 2008
  5. doi request reprint The ontogenesis of lateralized behavior in the domestic cat, Felis silvestris catus
    Deborah L Wells
    Animal Behaviour Centre, School of Psychology, Queen s University Belfast, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom
    J Comp Psychol 126:23-30. 2012
  6. ncbi request reprint The discrimination of dog odours by humans
    D L Wells
    Canine Behaviour Centre, School of Psychology, Queen s University of Belfast, Northern Ireland, UK
    Perception 29:111-5. 2000
  7. doi request reprint Associations between pet ownership and self-reported health status in people suffering from chronic fatigue syndrome
    Deborah L Wells
    School of Psychology, Queen s University Belfast, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom
    J Altern Complement Med 15:407-13. 2009
  8. doi request reprint The effect of feeding enrichment on the moloch gibbon (Hylobates moloch)
    Deborah L Wells
    School of Psychology, Queen s University Belfast, Belfast, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom
    J Appl Anim Welf Sci 12:21-9. 2009
  9. doi request reprint Color preferences in gorillas (Gorilla gorilla gorilla) and chimpanzees (Pan troglodytes)
    Deborah L Wells
    School of Psychology, Queen s University Belfast, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom
    J Comp Psychol 122:213-9. 2008
  10. ncbi request reprint Public understanding of toxocariasis
    D L Wells
    Canine Behaviour Centre, School of Psychology, Queen s University Belfast, Belfast BT7 1NN, N Ireland, UK
    Public Health 121:187-8. 2007

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Publications20

  1. ncbi request reprint Dogs as a diagnostic tool for ill health in humans
    Deborah L Wells
    School of Psychology, Queen s University, Belfast, Northern Ireland, UK
    Altern Ther Health Med 18:12-7. 2012
    ..Where necessary, the author has highlighted weaknesses in the work and proposed directions for future studies...
  2. ncbi request reprint The discrimination of cat odours by humans
    Nicola Courtney
    Canine Behaviour Centre, School of Psychology, Queen s University Belfast, Northern Ireland, UK
    Perception 31:511-2. 2002
    ..Only thirteen (52%) of the participants were able to recognise the odour of their own cat...
  3. ncbi request reprint Domestic dogs and human health: an overview
    Deborah L Wells
    Canine Behaviour Centre, School of Psychology, Queen s University Belfast, UK
    Br J Health Psychol 12:145-56. 2007
    ..The domestic dog is one of the most commonly owned, and widely utilized, animals in today's society. This paper provides an overview of research that has explored the relationship between the domestic dog and human well-being...
  4. doi request reprint Canine responses to hypoglycemia in patients with type 1 diabetes
    Deborah L Wells
    School of Psychology, Queen s University Belfast, Belfast, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom
    J Altern Complement Med 14:1235-41. 2008
    ..This study thus aimed to investigate how pet dogs respond to the hypoglycemic episodes of their owners with type 1 diabetes...
  5. doi request reprint The ontogenesis of lateralized behavior in the domestic cat, Felis silvestris catus
    Deborah L Wells
    Animal Behaviour Centre, School of Psychology, Queen s University Belfast, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom
    J Comp Psychol 126:23-30. 2012
    ..The strong sex effect observed strengthens the case for the influence of a biological mechanism in the emergence of motor asymmetry in cats...
  6. ncbi request reprint The discrimination of dog odours by humans
    D L Wells
    Canine Behaviour Centre, School of Psychology, Queen s University of Belfast, Northern Ireland, UK
    Perception 29:111-5. 2000
    ....
  7. doi request reprint Associations between pet ownership and self-reported health status in people suffering from chronic fatigue syndrome
    Deborah L Wells
    School of Psychology, Queen s University Belfast, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom
    J Altern Complement Med 15:407-13. 2009
    ..This study explored the association between pet ownership and self-reported health in people suffering from chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS)...
  8. doi request reprint The effect of feeding enrichment on the moloch gibbon (Hylobates moloch)
    Deborah L Wells
    School of Psychology, Queen s University Belfast, Belfast, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom
    J Appl Anim Welf Sci 12:21-9. 2009
    ..The study concluded that feeding devices may offer a viable form of environmental enrichment for captive moloch gibbons...
  9. doi request reprint Color preferences in gorillas (Gorilla gorilla gorilla) and chimpanzees (Pan troglodytes)
    Deborah L Wells
    School of Psychology, Queen s University Belfast, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom
    J Comp Psychol 122:213-9. 2008
    ..Overall, the findings suggest that gorillas and chimpanzees, our closest living relatives, may harbor color preferences comparable to those of humans and other species...
  10. ncbi request reprint Public understanding of toxocariasis
    D L Wells
    Canine Behaviour Centre, School of Psychology, Queen s University Belfast, Belfast BT7 1NN, N Ireland, UK
    Public Health 121:187-8. 2007
  11. ncbi request reprint Lateralised swimming behaviour in the California sea lion
    Deborah L Wells
    Canine Behaviour Centre, School of Psychology, Queen s University Belfast, Belfast BT7 1NN, Northern Ireland, UK
    Behav Processes 73:121-3. 2006
    ....
  12. ncbi request reprint The identification and perception of bottled water
    Deborah L Wells
    School of Psychology, Queen s University Belfast, Northern Ireland, UK
    Perception 34:1291-2. 2005
  13. ncbi request reprint Hand preference for feeding in captive Colobus guereza
    Deborah L Wells
    School of Psychology, Queen s University Belfast, Belfast, UK
    Folia Primatol (Basel) 73:57-9. 2002
  14. ncbi request reprint Prenatal thumb sucking is related to postnatal handedness
    Peter G Hepper
    School of Psychology, The Queen s University, Belfast, BT7 1NN, UK
    Neuropsychologia 43:313-5. 2005
    ..The study indicates that the prenatal exhibition of lateralised motor behaviour, in this case thumb sucking, is indeed related to postnatal handedness, perhaps more strongly for right 'handed' fetuses than left 'handed' fetuses...
  15. ncbi request reprint Perinatal olfactory learning in the domestic dog
    Peter G Hepper
    Canine Behaviour Centre, School of Psychology, Queens University Belfast, Belfast BT7 1NN, United Kingdom
    Chem Senses 31:207-12. 2006
    ..Such a system may confer survival advantages by promoting the acquisition of information about safe foods...
  16. ncbi request reprint How many footsteps do dogs need to determine the direction of an odour trail?
    Peter G Hepper
    Canine Behaviour Centre, School of Psychology, Queens University Belfast, Belfast, BT7 1NN, UK
    Chem Senses 30:291-8. 2005
    ..The process by which dogs may determine direction from odour cues is discussed...
  17. doi request reprint Individually identifiable body odors are produced by the gorilla and discriminated by humans
    Peter G Hepper
    School of Psychology, Queen s University Belfast, BT7 1NN, Northern Ireland, UK
    Chem Senses 35:263-8. 2010
    ..The results indicate that gorillas do produce individually identifiable body odors and introduce the possibility that odor cues may play a role in gorilla social behavior...
  18. ncbi request reprint Aromatherapy for travel-induced excitement in dogs
    Deborah L Wells
    Canine Behaviour Centre, School of Psychology, Queen s University Belfast, Belfast BT7 1NN, Northern Ireland, UK
    J Am Vet Med Assoc 229:964-7. 2006
    ..To evaluate the efficacy of the ambient odor of lavender as a treatment for travel-induced excitement in dogs...
  19. ncbi request reprint Prenatal and early sucking influences on dietary preference in newborn, weaning, and young adult cats
    P G Hepper
    School of Psychology, Queens University of Belfast, Belfast, BT7 1NN Northern Ireland, UK
    Chem Senses 37:755-66. 2012
    ....
  20. ncbi request reprint Comparison of two treatments for preventing dogs eating their own faeces
    D L Wells
    Canine Behaviour Centre, School of Psychology, Queen s University of Belfast, Belfast BT7 1NN
    Vet Rec 153:51-3. 2003
    ..The behavioural problem was reduced most effectively in the dogs treated with the spray collar, and continued to decrease during the period of treatment...