Talk:Motivation and emotion/Book/2013/Pet ownership and emotion

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What a lovely looking page!! TomMarvoloRiddle (discusscontribs)

Such a good concept![edit source]

Hey, as someone who lives on a pretty big property and has more animals than I could possibly count, I think the idea of pet ownership and emotion is wonderful! I know it is a silly TV show, but this clip stands out in my mind and I think there would have to be some basis behind it!

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Z2XJx3mpDU8

JodieVeitch (discusscontribs)

You're page is great, I was able to find some interesting information in this article and thought it might be relevant. McConnell, A. R., Brown, C. M., Shoda, T. M., Stayton, L. E., & Martin, C. E. (2011) Friends with benefits: On the positive consequence of pet ownership. Journal of personality and social psychology, 101, 1239-1252. Doi: 10.1037/a0024506 LiabillyWildflower (discusscontribs)


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Overall[edit source]

  1. Overall, this is a useful, solid chapter. It has some excellent coverage of theory and research. Some of the written expression could be improved. Note that approximately a quarter of the chapter focuses very generically on what an emotion is - this could be summarised with a link to other pages for more detail e.g., emotion.

Theory[edit source]

  1. Several interesting and useful types of theory are considered, including some not covered in other chapters e.g., role theory

Research[edit source]

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Written expression[edit source]

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  2. Check APA style for citations - should be in alphabetical in brackets
  3. Avoid one sentence paragraphs; 3 to 5 sentences is suggested

  1. The chapter would benefit from demonstrating how it uniquely builds upon other related Motivation and Emotion book chapters (see the See also section)

-- Jtneill - Talk - c 13:28, 28 November 2013 (UTC)[reply]


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Overall[edit source]

  1. Overall,

Structure and content[edit source]

  1. Excellent, engaging introduction using animal/pet video.
  2. Content is well-selected and structured.
  3. Several theories and some research is mentioned/cited.

Communication[edit source]

  1. Narrated audio is well-paced varied intonation helps to maintain interest.

Production quality[edit source]

  1. Text resolution is poor!?
  2. Audio was clear (although there was a little white noise)
  3. The video is published under a standard youtube license, but the slides indicate creative commons.
  4. Source of videos is acknowledged via youtube editor - excellent, well done Smiley.svg.

-- Jtneill - Talk - c 21:24, 8 December 2013 (UTC)[reply]