The effects of acute exposure to mining machinery noise on the behaviour of eastern blue-tongued lizards (Tiliqua scincoides)
Contributor(s):: Mancera, K. F., Murray, P., Lisle, A., Dupont, C., Faucheux, F., Phillips, C. J. C.
Dogs’ coping styles and dog-handler relationships influence avalanche search team performance
Contributor(s):: Diverio, Silvana, Menchetti, Laura, Riggio, Giacomo, Azzari, Costanza, Iaboni, Martina, Zasso, Renato, Di Mari, Walter, Santoro, Michele Matteo
Avalanche search dogs are valuable resources in the event of environmental disasters. The aim of this study was to determine whether dog search strategies and dynamics of interaction with his handler influence team performance during a simulated avalanche search trial. This consisted in...
Pet dogs exhibit social preference for people who synchronize with them: what does it tell us about the evolution of behavioral synchronization?
Contributor(s):: Duranton, C., Bedossa, T., Gaunet, F.
Not animal, not not-animal: hunting, imitation and empathetic knowledge among the Siberian Yukaghirs
Contributor(s):: Willerslev, Rane
Embodied knowledge, relations with the environment, and political negotiation: St. Lawrence Island Yupik and Iñupiaq dance in Alaska
Contributor(s):: Ikuta, Hiroko
Regular rates of popular culture change reflect random copying
Contributor(s):: Bentley, R. Alexander, Lipo, Carl P., Herzog, Harold A., Hahn, Matthew W.
Can we use starlings' aversion to eyespots as the basis for a novel 'cognitive bias' task?
| Contributor(s):: Brilot, B. O., Normandale, C. L., Parkin, A., Bateson, M.
Experiments in humans have shown that changes in emotional (affective) state cause adaptive changes in the processing of incoming information, termed "cognitive bias". For instance, the states of anxiety and depression have been shown to be associated with "pessimistic"...