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Photograph by George Grall

Readership

An interdisciplinary journal, Animal Sentience (ASent) publishes current empirical findings on what, when and how nonhuman animals feel, along with the practical, methodological, legal, ethical, sociological, and philosophical implications of the findings. All articles are followed by Open Peer Commentary from specialists in the fields covered by the article; the author then responds to the commentaries.

Publication Schedule

Articles are published online as soon as they have been peer-reviewed, accepted and edited. Commentaries and Responses are published immediately after editorial review. For citation purposes, the volume number is the year of publication and the issue number reflects the order in which papers appear in the journal. The submission process is automated through the Journal’s website.

Volume 1 (2016)
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Volume 2 (2017)
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Volume 3 (2018)

Calvo, Paco (2018) Caterpillar/basil-plant tandems. Animal Sentience 11(16)
Commentary on Origins of Mind

Reber, Arthur S. (2018) Sentient plants? Nervous minds?. Animal Sentience 11(17)
Response to Origins of Mind

Furlong, Ellen; Silver, Zachary; and Furlong, Jack (2018) Anthropocentrism as cognitive dissonance in animal research?. Animal Sentience 12(11)
Commentary on Cognitive dissonance or contrast?

Woodruff, Michael L. (2018) Sentience in fishes: More on the evidence. Animal Sentience 13(16)
Response to Fish Feel

Gamez, David (2018) Fish consciousness. Animal Sentience 13(17)
Commentary on Fish Feel

Kujala, Miiamaaria V. (2018) Canine emotions: Guidelines for research. Animal Sentience 14(18)
Response to Canine Emotions

Feyten, Laurence E. A. and Brown, Grant E. (2018) Ecological uncertainty influences vigilance as a marker of fear. Animal Sentience 15(7)
Commentary on Fear & Vigilance

Mónus, Ferenc (2018) Competing activities as measures of fear and vigilance. Animal Sentience 15(8)
Commentary on Fear & Vigilance

Beauchamp, Guy (2018) The many faces of fear and vigilance. Animal Sentience 15(9)
Response to Fear & Vigilance

Chiandetti, Cinzia (2018) Chickens play to the crowd. Animal Sentience 17(13)
Commentary on Thinking Chickens

Andrews, Kristin (2018) Chicken minds and moral standing. Animal Sentience 17(14)
Commentary on Thinking Chickens

Marino, Lori (2018) Thinking about thinking chickens. Animal Sentience 17(15)
Response to Thinking Chickens

Preti, Antonio (2018) Animal suicide: Evolutionary continuity or anthropomorphism?. Animal Sentience 20(10)
Commentary on Animal Suicide

Hadley, John (2018) Post-Darwin skepticism and run-of-the-mill suicide. Animal Sentience 20(11)
Commentary on Animal Suicide

Racine, Timothy P. (2018) An adaptationist perspective on animal suicide. Animal Sentience 20(12)
Commentary on Animal Suicide

deCatanzaro, Denys (2018) Roots of self-preservation failure in animal behavior. Animal Sentience 20(13)
Commentary on Animal Suicide

Soper, C. A. and Shackelford, Todd K. (2018) If nonhuman animals can suicide, why don’t they?. Animal Sentience 20(14)
Commentary on Animal Suicide

Kuperus, Gerard (2018) Continuum and temporality. Animal Sentience 20(15)
Commentary on Animal Suicide

Hediger, Ryan (2018) Animal suicide and "anthropodenial". Animal Sentience 20(16)
Commentary on Animal Suicide

Jensvold, Mary Lee (2018) Lessons from chimpanzee sign language studies. Animal Sentience 20(17)
Commentary on Animal Suicide

Baum, William M. (2018) What is suicide?. Animal Sentience 20(18)
Commentary on Animal Suicide

Mikhalevich, Irina (2018) Animal suicide: An account worth giving?. Animal Sentience 20(19)
Commentary on Animal Suicide

Peña-Guzmán, David M. (2018) Can nondolphins commit suicide?. Animal Sentience 20(20)

Sneddon, Lynne U.; Lopez-Luna, Javier; Wolfenden, David C.C.; Leach, Matthew C.; Valentim, Ana M.; Steenbergen, Peter J.; Bardine, Nabila; Currie, Amanda D.; Broom, Donald M.; and Brown, Culum (2018) Fish sentience denial: Muddying the waters. Animal Sentience 21(1)

Woodruff, Michael L. (2018) Pain in fish: Evidence from peripheral nociceptors to pallial processing. Animal Sentience 21(2)
Commentary on Sentience Denial

Adamo, Shelley (2018) Sentience, the final frontier..... Animal Sentience 21(3)
Commentary on Sentience Denial

Porcher, Ila France (2018) Fish sentience, consciousness, and AI. Animal Sentience 21(4)
Commentary on Sentience Denial

Jones, Robert C. (2018) Fish sentience denial: Muddy moral water. Animal Sentience 21(5)
Commentary on Sentience Denial

Yokawa, Ken and Baluška, František (2018) Fish and plant sentience: Anesthetized plants and fishes cannot respond to stimuli. Animal Sentience 21(6)
Commentary on Sentience Denial

Meyers-Manor, Julia E. (2018) If it looks like a duck: Fish fit the criteria for pain perception. Animal Sentience 21(7)
Commentary on Sentience Denial

Jacquet, Jennifer (2018) Defining denial and sentient seafood. Animal Sentience 21(8)
Commentary on Sentience Denial

Martin, Loren and Gerlai, Robert (2018) Sentience: All or none or matter of degree?. Animal Sentience 21(9)

Diggles, Ben and Browman, Howard I. (2018) Denialism and muddying the water or organized skepticism and clarity? THAT is the question. Animal Sentience 21(10)
Commentary on Sentience Denial

Birch, Jonathan (2018) Degrees of sentience?. Animal Sentience 21(11)
Commentary on Sentience Denial

Manzotti, Riccardo (2018) The human nervous system is not the gold standard for pain. Animal Sentience 21(12)
Commentary on Sentience Denial

Demin, Konstantin A.; Lakstygal, Anton M.; and Kalueff, Allan V. (2018) Time to (finally) acknowledge that fish have emotionality and pain. Animal Sentience 21(13)
Commentary on Sentience Denial

Walters, Edgar T. (2018) Defining pain and painful sentience in animals. Animal Sentience 21(14)
Commentary on Sentience Denial

da Silva, Marissol Leite; Maximino, Caio; and Siqueira-Silva, Diógenes Henrique (2018) Nocifensive behavior as evidence for sentient pain in fish. Animal Sentience 21(15)
Commentary on Sentience Denial

Franks, Becca; Sebo, Jeff; and Horowitz, Alexandra (2018) Fish are smart and feel pain: What about joy?. Animal Sentience 21(16)
Commentary on Sentience Denial

Cook, Peter; Prichard, Ashley; Spivak, Mark; and Berns, Gregory S. (2018) Jealousy in dogs? Evidence from brain imaging. Animal Sentience 22(1)

Vonk, Jennifer (2018) Researchers, not dogs, lack control in an experiment on jealousy. Animal Sentience 22(2)
Commentary on Dog Jealousy

Singer, Peter (2018) Finding the green-eyed monster in the brain of a dog. Animal Sentience 22(3)
Commentary on Dog Jealousy

Zentall, Thomas R. (2018) Jealousy, competition, or a contextual cue for reward?. Animal Sentience 22(4)
Commentary on Dog Jealousy

Mobbs, Dean (2018) What can the social emotions of dogs teach us about human emotions?. Animal Sentience 22(5)
Commentary on Dog Jealousy

Howell, Tiffani J. (2018) Can neuroimaging in dogs have practical implications?. Animal Sentience 22(6)
Commentary on Dog Jealousy

Walsh, Carolyn J. (2018) Lessons from behaviour for brain imaging. Animal Sentience 22(7)
Commentary on Dog Jealousy

Harmon-Jones, Eddie and Harmon-Jones, Sylvia K. (2018) On jealousy, envy, sex differences and temperament in humans and dogs. Animal Sentience 22(8)
Commentary on Dog Jealousy

Denson, Thomas F. (2018) Inferring emotion from amygdala activation alone is problematic. Animal Sentience 22(9)
Commentary on Dog Jealousy

Morris, Paul (2018) Limits of neuroscience. Animal Sentience 22(10)
Commentary on Dog Jealousy

Jiang, Yaoguang; Huttunen, Annamarie W.; and Platt, Michael L. (2018) Can a dog be jealous?. Animal Sentience 22(11)
Commentary on Dog Jealousy

van Kleef, Gerben A. (2018) Emotional reactions in non-human animals and social-functional theories of emotion. Animal Sentience 22(12)
Commentary on Dog Jealousy

Serpell, James A. (2018) Jealousy? or just hostility toward other dogs? The risks of jumping to conclusions. Animal Sentience 22(13)
Commentary on Dog Jealousy

Adolphs, Ralph (2018) What would we like to know by imaging the brains of dogs?. Animal Sentience 22(14)
Commentary on Dog Jealousy

Silver, Zachary A. and Santos, Laurie R. (2018) Understanding dogs' neural responses in a food-giving paradigm. Animal Sentience 22(15)
Commentary on Dog Jealousy

Prato Previde, Emanuela and Valsecchi, Paola (2018) What is it like to be a jealous dog?. Animal Sentience 22(16)
Commentary on Dog Jealousy

Overall, Karen L. (2018) Dogs aren’t jealous – they are just asking for accurate information. Animal Sentience 22(17)
Commentary on Dog Jealousy

Bräuer, Juliane and Amici, Federica (2018) Fake or not: Two prerequisites for jealousy. Animal Sentience 22(18)
Commentary on Dog Jealousy

Marazziti, Donatella (2018) Only the human brain has the cognitive capacity for jealousy. Animal Sentience 22(19)
Commentary on Dog Jealousy

Horowitz, Alexandra; Franks, Becca; and Sebo, Jeff (2018) Fill-in-the-blank-emotion in dogs? Evidence from brain imaging. Animal Sentience 22(20)
Commentary on Dog Jealousy

Abdai, Judit and Miklósi, Ádám (2018) Displaying jealous behavior versus experiencing jealousy. Animal Sentience 22(21)
Commentary on Dog Jealousy

Webb, Christine E. and de Waal, Frans B. M. (2018) Situating the study of jealousy in the context of social relationships. Animal Sentience 22(22)
Commentary on Dog Jealousy

Cook, Peter F. and Berns, Gregory S (2018) The degeneracy of behavior and the rise of neuroimaging to measure affective states in dogs. Animal Sentience 22(23)
Response to Dog Jealousy