Pigeons and Humans Time Miscued Intervals
| Contributor(s):: Shrinidhi Subramaniam
Cues signaling time to reinforcer availability can be highly informative, somewhat informative, or uninformative of the specific time to reinforcement. The purpose of this series of studies was to characterize the functional relation between miscues and pigeon and human response patterns in a...
Do dogs eavesdrop on human interactions in a helping situation?
| Contributor(s):: Jim, H. L., Marshall-Pescini, S., Range, F.
Synergistic effect of an ultraviolet feeding cue for an avian repellent and protection of agricultural crops
| Contributor(s):: Werner, Scott J., DeLiberto, Shelagh T., Pettit, Susan E., Mangan, Anna M.
Application strategies for avian repellents are needed to maintain efficacious repellent concentrations throughout the period of needed crop protection. We investigated the repellency of an ultraviolet (UV) feeding cue in the absence of postingestive consequences, the combination of the UV...
Effectiveness of verbal and gestural signals and familiarity with signal-senders on the performance of working dogs
| Contributor(s):: Scandurra, Anna, Alterisio, Alessandra, Marinelli, Lieta, Mongillo, Paolo, Semin, Gün Refik, D’Aniello, Biagio
We assessed how highly trained dogs respond to gestural versus verbal signals when their handlers or an unfamiliar person asked them to perform an obedience task. Dogs were requested to perform four different actions (“Sit”, “Down”, “Stay” and “Come”) upon receiving congruent (only gestural or...
Effects of breed group and development on dogs' willingness to follow a human misleading advice
| Contributor(s):: Barnard, S., Passalacqua, C., Pelosi, A., Valsecchi, P., Prato-Previde, E.
Similarity between an unfamiliar human and the owner affects dogs' preference for human partner when responding to an unsolvable problem
| Contributor(s):: Kiss, O., Kovacs, K., Szantho, F., Topal, J.
Man's other best friend: domestic cats (F. silvestris catus) and their discrimination of human emotion cues
| Contributor(s):: Galvan, M., Vonk, J.
Juvenile Domestic Pigs (Sus scrofa domestica) Use Human-Given Cues in an Object Choice Task
| Contributor(s):: Christian Nawroth, Mirjam Ebersbach, Eberhard von Borell
Research on the comprehension of human-given cues by domesticated as well as non-domesticated species has received considerable attention over the last decade. While several species seem to be capable of utilizing these cues, former work with domestic pigs (Sus scrofa domestica) has shown...
The Role of Speech Experience on Cue Trading in Parakeets
| Contributor(s):: Daniel L.E. Carter, Alyssa D. Tronolone, Kanwal Asif, Ann Cheruvil
Speech perception is a crucial element in the process of human vocal communication, but there are many unanswered questions about the role speech experience plays in this process. This research investigates if experience with human speech sounds will influence speech perception in budgerigars....
Are owners' reports of their dogs' 'guilty look' influenced by the dogs' action and evidence of the misdeed?
| Contributor(s):: Ostojic, L., Tkalcic, M., Clayton, N. S.
Domestic dogs conceal auditory but not visual information from others
| Contributor(s):: Brauer, J., Keckeisen, M., Pitsch, A., Kaminski, J., Call, J., Tomasello, M.
Do dogs (Canis lupus familiaris) make counterproductive choices because they are sensitive to human ostensive cues?
| Contributor(s):: Marshall-Pescini, Sarah, Passalacqua, Chiara, Miletto Petrazzini, Maria Elena, Valsecchi, Paola, Prato-Previde Emanuele.
Dogs' social referencing towards owners and strangers.
| Contributor(s):: Merola, Isabella, Prato-Previde, Emanuela, Marshall-Pescini, Sarah
Evolutionizing grief: viewing photographs of the deceased predicts misattribution of ambiguous stimuli by the bereaved
| Contributor(s):: White, C., Fessler, D. M.
Discrimination of familiar human faces in dogs (Canis familiaris)
| Contributor(s):: Ludwig Huber, Anais Racca, Billy Scaf, Zsofia Viranyi, Friederike Range
Faces are an important visual category for many taxa, and the human face is no exception to this. Because faces differ in subtle ways and possess many idiosyncratic features, they provide a rich source of perceptual cues. A fair amount of those cues are learned through social interactions and are...
Residents' and Tourists' Knowledge of Sea Lions in the Galapagos
| Contributor(s):: Lorden, R., Sambrook, R., Mitchell, R. W.
This study examined knowledge of sea lions (Zalophus wollebaeki) for both residents and tourists on San Cristobal Island in the Galapagos, a famous nature tourism destination. Participants (N = 281) obtained through convenience and snowball sampling answered questionnaires about their knowledge...
Differential sensitivity to human communication in dogs, wolves, and human infants
| Contributor(s):: Topál, József, Gergely, György, Erd?hegyi, Ágnes, Csibra, Gergely, Miklósi, Ádám
Like infant, like dog
| Contributor(s):: Tomasello, Michael, Kaminski, Juliane
The horse-human dyad: can we align horse training and handling activities with the equid social ethogram?
| Contributor(s):: McGreevy, P. D., Oddie, C., Burton, F. L., McLean, A. N.
Does direct human eye contact function as a warning cue for domestic sheep (Ovis aries)?
| Contributor(s):: Beausoleil, N. J., Stafford, K. J., Mellor, D. J.