On the 13th and 14th of October we held another Do as I do seminar at the Department of Ethology. The group performed great, with well-prepared dog-owner pairs. We would like to thank to everyone who continues to work with us after the seminar and participates in our research. The first exam will be held […]
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 […]
We organize a Do as I do seminar in Budapest with Claudia Fugazza on the 13-14th October More information and application: www.apprendimentosociale.it/en, and email@example.com
This fall, five new PhD students joined us! You can read about their topics here
This is a very busy (and luckily polific) summer for the FDP group! Abdai et al. investigated whether the social bias in dogs is restricted to human partners.
And here comes the next FDP paper! Polgár et al. investigated what strategies family dogs use in two types of olfaction-based problems and their success at various distances. The results suggest that despite their ability to successfully collect information through olfaction, family dogs often prioritize other strategies to solve basic choice tasks.
In the last two weeks three new FDP studies were published: Hernádi et al. investigated how intranasally administered oxytocin affects dogs reactions to the threatening approach of their owner and an unfamiliar experimenter. They found that dogsʼ behaviour towards a threatening human was influenced by intranasal oxytocin. The familiarity of the threatening human (owner/experimenter) had a […]
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 […]
Upcoming conference appearance
On Monday, Sara Tagliati held a lecture at the department.