American Journal of Applied Psychology

Volume 11, Issue 4, July 2022

  • Hippotherapy for Children with ASD: Heart Rate Variability and Emotion Dysregulation

    Kristen Springer, Emily Boynton, Paige Hamilton, Hannah Hamsher, Maureen Piotrowski, Kelly McClintock, Daniel Martin

    Issue: Volume 11, Issue 4, July 2022
    Pages: 101-112
    Received: 21 April 2022
    Accepted: 7 May 2022
    Published: 29 July 2022
    DOI: 10.11648/j.ajap.20221104.11
    Abstract: Individuals with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) tend to have lower heart rate variability (HRV) and higher rates of emotional dysregulation when compared to their non-disabled peers. Evidence suggests hippotherapy increases individuals with ASD’s HRV and improves their emotion regulation skills. Accordingly, the current study examined hippotherapy’... Show More
  • Self-Concept and Parenting Style on Prosocial Behavior Among Bedesa New Generation Volunteers in Bedesa Town, Oromia Regional State, Ethiopia

    Shemsedin Ziyad Mohamed

    Issue: Volume 11, Issue 4, July 2022
    Pages: 113-121
    Received: 21 July 2022
    Accepted: 15 August 2022
    Published: 31 August 2022
    DOI: 10.11648/j.ajap.20221104.12
    Abstract: The main purpose of this study was to investigate the relationship between prosocial behaviors, self-concept and parenting style on Bedesa New Generation volunteers. To this end, correlational research design was employed in carrying out this study. The target population was Bedesa New Generation volunteers at Bedesa Towns. Eighteen volunteers were... Show More