About the Authors
- Gregory S. Berns, Andrew M. Brooks
- Center for Neuropolicy, Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia, United States of America
- Mark Spivak
- Comprehensive Pet Therapy, Atlanta, Georgia, United States of America
The authors have read the journal's policy and have the following conflicts: Mark Spivak is the president of Comprehensive Pet Therapy (CPT). He supervised all training procedures without compensation and contributed concepts to the design and performance of the experiment. This does not alter the authors' adherence to all the PLoS ONE policies on sharing data and materials.
Conceived and designed the experiments: GSB AMB MS. Performed the experiments: GSB AMB MS. Analyzed the data: GSB AMB. Wrote the paper: GSB AMB MS.