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Relationship between sociability toward humans and physiological stress in dogs
Contributor(s):: Yoon-Joo Shin, Nam-Shik Shin
Sociability is an essential trait for dogs to successfully interact with humans. In this study, the relationship between sociability and physiological stress was examined. Additionally, whether differences exist between companion dogs (C group) and shelter dogs (S group) was examined. Overall,...
Domestic dogs' understanding of human emotional cues
Contributor(s):: Min Hooi Yong
Past research has focused on the ability of domestic dogs to recognise human communicative cues such as human pointing, eye gaze, attachment behaviour, social learning, and responses to affective stimuli. However, there is still much to be learned about dogs’ ability to recognise human...
A review and synthesis of dog cognition research : the world from a dog's point of view
Contributor(s):: Miles Kuiling Bensky
Driven by both applied and theoretical goals, scientific interest in canine cognition has experienced a rapid surge in popularity, especially over the last 15 years (Morell, 2009). Here we provide the most comprehensive review to date of dog cognition research, capturing all the articles (285) we...
The social regulation of neural threat responding
Contributor(s):: Brown, Casey, Coan, James A., Freund, Lisa S., McCune, Sandra, Esposito, Layla, Gee, Nancy R., McCardle, Peggy
Family Dog Project: history and future of the ethological approach to human-dog interaction
Contributor(s):: Abdai, J., Miklosi, A.
Dogs occupy a specific niche in the human social environment. Some authors argued that dogs' social competence show functional similarities in their components (e.g. attachment, rule following) to that of humans due to their long history living in anthropogenic environment if proper socialisation...
Children with avoidant or disorganized attachment relate differently to a dog and to humans during a socially stressful situation
Contributor(s):: Wedl, M., Kotrschal, K., Julius, H., Beetz, A.
Human attachment representations are shaped in interaction with the primary caregiver and are generally transferred to further bonding/social partners later in life. According to previous evidence, primary attachment representations acquired with humans do not seem to be transferred to companion...
Social familiarity as a predictor of observational learning in the domestic dog (Canis familiaris)
Contributor(s):: Gent, Lana M.
Evaluacion del temperamento en perros de refugio y de familia, un estudio comparativo
Contributor(s):: Barrera, Gabriela, Giamal, Yamila, Fagnani, Jésica, Mustaca, Alba, Bentosela, Mariana
Assessing companion dog behavior in a social setting
Contributor(s):: Roth, Lina S. V., Jensen, Per
Children's concepts of the social affordances of a virtual dog and a stuffed dog
Contributor(s):: Aguiar, Naomi R., Taylor, Marjorie
Perception of social cues in dogs and humans: A comparative perspective
Contributor(s):: Rossi, Alejandra
Dog people and cat people differ on dominance-related traits
Contributor(s):: Alba, B., Haslam, N.
Many people identify themselves as being either a "cat person" or a "dog person" based on their preference for these domestic animals. The purpose of this study was to test the common belief that there are personality differences between these types. Previous research has found differences...
The attachment, as a component of the social behaviour of dogs
Contributor(s):: Kocis, T. A., Lazarescu, C., Tibru, I.
Do more sociable dogs gaze longer to the human face than less sociable ones?
Contributor(s):: Jakovcevic, Adriana, Mustaca, Alba, Bentosela, Mariana
Puppy power! Using social cognition research tasks to improve socialization practices for domestic dogs ( Canis familiaris)
Contributor(s):: Howell, T. J., Bennett, P. C.
Understanding the psychology of the domestic dog is a key element in both research and clinical applications for veterinary behaviorists. This article summarizes social cognitive skills observed in dogs in recent cognition studies. The tasks are grouped into the following 2 categories: those...
Sensing sociality in dogs: what may make an interactive robot social?
Contributor(s):: Lakatos, G., Janiak, M., Malek, L., Muszynski, R., Konok, V., Tchon, K., Miklosi, A.
This study investigated whether dogs would engage in social interactions with an unfamiliar robot, utilize the communicative signals it provides and to examine whether the level of sociality shown by the robot affects the dogs' performance. We hypothesized that dogs would react to the...
Socialization of puppies - a marker of their future behaviour
Contributor(s):: Uzunova, K., Radev, V., Varlyakov, I.
An investigation on the relationship between temperament and socialization upon the development of the behaviour of the dog was carried out. The test of Queinnek was applied on 10 puppies from the Dobermann and German Shepherd breeds. The temperament type of each puppy was determined with regard...
Teaching the dog and learning from the dog: interactivity in herding dog training and use
Contributor(s):: Savalois, N., Lescureux, N., Brunois, F.
[The relationship between man and dog: new hypotheses] La relation homme-chien: nouvelles hypotheses
Contributor(s):: Titeux, E., Peron, F., Gilbert, C.
The Possible Role of Companion-Animal Anthropomorphism and Social Support in the Physical and Psychological Health of Dog Guardians
Contributor(s):: Antonacopoulos, N. M. D., Pychyl, T. A.