New FDP paper in SCIENCE! Videoabstract: The first fMRI study to investigate how dog brains process speech shows that our best friends in the animal kingdom care about both what we say and how we say it. Dogs, like people, use the left hemisphere to process words, a right hemisphere brain region to process intonation, […]
New FDP paper in the Journal of Comparative Psychology!
Between the 28th of April -1st of May took place the VIII. Dubrovnik Conference on Cognitive Science in Dubrovnik, organized by the Central European Cognitive Science Association (CECOG). This year, the focus was comparative cognition. FDP member Márta Gácsi was among the invited speakers. She talked about the effect of social context on dogs’ responses. […]
Family Dog Project, Department of Ethology, Eötvös Loránd University (ELTE) Positions: 3 Postdocs and 3 PhD students We seek outstanding applicants who are interested in exploring the cognitive ageing of family dogs. We are developing a test battery using an interdisciplinary approach with the most advanced behavioural, genetic and neuroscience testing methods (e.g. eye-tracking, motion […]
Claudia Fugazza and József Topál presented their research at the 37th International Workshop: Social Relationships and Cognitive Competences in the Domestic Dog-Bridging Science and Education in Erice, Italy. You can read the workshop’s program here: https://ethodogs2015.wordpress.com/program/