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VIII. Dubrovnik Conference on Cognitive Science

VIII. Dubrovnik Conference on Cognitive Science

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. […]

Two conference talks by FDP researchers

Two conference talks by FDP researchers

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/  

Worldwide Free Seminar of the Family Dog Project

Worldwide Free Seminar of the Family Dog Project

12 talks from Family Dog Project authors about research studies published in 2015 The seminar is not only for those who can attend it personally, but first time in its history, we provide all the talks in English as well, with live online broadcasting on the internet! Link to stream: http://tinyurl.com/familydogproject-livestream When: November the 7th 15:15 CET […]

Canine behaviour and cognition: evolution, genetics and applications for breeding and performance

Interest in canine behavior, performance, genetics and cognition has increased with the enhanced sequencing of the dog genome. This meeting will bring together those who are establishing objective measurement protocols for behavioral, cognitive and performance assessments in dogs with those in molecular genetics who have used physical and functional measures as phenotypes to map the […]

The Potentials of Social Learning in Dog-human Interactions

Upcoming conference appearances! Ádám Miklósi, head of the Family Dog Project and then Márta Gácsi senior researcher will give a talk at SPARCS on the 19th of June. You can follow the conference via live broadcast for free! Conference schedule: http://www.sparcsinitiative.org/events/2015-conference-speakers/

Behaviour genetics talk at ABS 2015

“Association of OPRM gene polymorphisms with inattention and social behaviour in dogs” – sounds exciting, does it? This was the talk of Enikő Kubinyi’s presentation at the Animal Behaviour Society Conference in Anchorage, Alaska (2015, 13/June) OPRM, also known as MOR, is the abbreviation of mu-opioid receptor gene. OPRM is the binding site of endorphin and morphine, […]