Assessment of positive emotions in animals to improve their welfare

@article{Boissy2007AssessmentOP,
  title={Assessment of positive emotions in animals to improve their welfare},
  author={A. Boissy and G. Manteuffel and M. B. Jensen and R. O. Moe and B. Spruijt and L. Keeling and C. Winckler and B. Forkman and Ivan Dimitrov and J. Langbein and M. Bakken and I. Veissier and A. Aubert},
  journal={Physiology \& Behavior},
  year={2007},
  volume={92},
  pages={375-397}
}
It is now widely accepted that good welfare is not simply the absence of negative experiences, but rather is primarily the presence of positive experiences such as pleasure. However scientific investigation of positive emotions has long been neglected. This paper addresses two main issues: first, it reviews the current state of scientific knowledge that supports the existence of positive affective states in animals and, second, it suggests possible applications of this knowledge that may… Expand
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