Science & Nature
The Psychology Behind Your Pet's Personality
In this one time course, students will learn how psychologists study personality traits in animals and apply what they learn to their pets.
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Is your dog goofy? Or maybe you have a cat who loves to cuddle? Animals, just like humans, are unique. In this one time class, students will learn the science behind how psychologists study animal personality. We will begin this class by sharing and discussing a family pet (or a pet you know well!). Students will then learn the methodology behind how psychologists scientifically study animal personality. I will share results from research studies and discuss how we apply these results in...
Come prepared to discuss your pet (or a pet you know). You may also share a picture of your pet with the class or have your pet make a brief appearance on camera.
Learners will not need to use any apps or websites beyond the standard Outschool tools.
30 minutes per week in class, and maybe some time outside of class.
Shannon Holleran, PhD.
🇺🇸Lives in the United States
124 total reviews
182 completed classes
Welcome! I'm a social/personality psychologist. This means I look at how the people around us and our personality traits impact our thoughts, feelings, and behavior. I'm passionate about making psychology relatable to everyday life. In my...