2016 (5)

Huber, L. (in press). How dogs perceive and understand us. Current Directions in Psychological Science.

Brucks, D., Essler, J. L., Marshall-Pescini, S., & Range, F. (2016). Inequity Aversion Negatively Affects Tolerance and Contact-Seeking Behaviours towards Partner and Experimenter. PloS ONE11(4), e0153799.

Müller CA, Riemer S, Virányi Z, Huber L, Range F (2016) Inhibitory Control, but Not Prolonged Object-Related Experience Appears to Affect Physical Problem-Solving Performance of Pet Dogs. PLoS ONE 11(2): e0147753. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0147753

Wallis, L. J., Virányi, Z., Müller, C. A., Serisier, S., Huber, L., & Range, F. (2016). Aging effects on discrimination learning, logical reasoning and memory in pet dogs. AGE38(1), 1-18. doi:10.1007/s11357-015-9866-x

Barber, A. L. A., Randi, D., Müller, C. A., & Huber, L. (2016). The processing of human emotional faces by pet and lab dogs: evidence for lateralization and experience effects. PLoS ONE, 11(4), e0152393. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0152393


2015 (7)

Quervel-Chaumette, M., Dale, R., Marshall-Pescini, S., & Range, F. (2015). Familiarity affects other-regarding preferences in pet dogs. Scientific reports5.

Müller, C. A., Schmitt, K., Barber, A. L. A., & Huber, L. (2015). Dogs Can Discriminate Emotional Expressions of Human Faces. Current Biology, 25, 1–5.

Moretti, L., Hentrup, M., Kotrschal, K., & Range, F. (2015). The influence of relationships on neophobia and exploration in wolves and dogs. Animal behaviour107, 159-173.

Wallis, L. J., Range, F., Müller, C. A., Serisier, S., Huber, L., & Virányi, Z. (2015). Training for eye contact modulates gaze following in dogs. Animal Behaviour, 106, 27–35.

Marshall-Pescini, S; Virányi, Z; Range, F (2015): The effect of domestication on inhibitory control: wolves and dogs compared. Plos ONE 10(2), e0118469

Range, F; Virányi, Z (2015) Tracking the evolutionary origins of dog-human cooperation: the "Canine Cooperation Hypothesis". Front Psychol. 5:1582

Range, F., Ritter, C., & Virányi, Z. (2015). Testing the myth: tolerant dogs and aggressive wolves. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London B: Biological Sciences282(1807), 20150220.


2014 (14)

Huber, L. (2014). How Does the Protoconsciousness Concept of Dreaming Fith with Your Model of the Animal Mind? Do Dogs, Parrots, and Monkeys "Think" Without Words? In N. Tranquillo (Ed.), Dream Consciousness: Alan Hobson's New Approach to the Brain and Its Mind (pp. 143–148). Cham et al.: Springer.

Faragó, T., Townsend, S., & Range, F. (2014). The Information Content of Wolf (and Dog) Social Communication. In: G. Witzany (Ed.), Biocommunication of Animals. Netherlands: Springer, 41-62.

Huber, L., Range, F., & Virányi, Z. (2014). Dog Imitation and Its Possible Origins. In A. Horowitz (Ed.), Domestic Dog Cognition and Behavior (pp. 79–100). Berlin, Heidelberg: Springer-Verlag.

Kaminski, J., Marshall-Pescini, S., (2014) The Social Dog. Behaviour and Cognition. Academic Press

Marshall-Pescini S, Ceretta M, Prato-Previde E (2014) Do Domestic Dogs Understand Human Actions as Goal-Directed? PLoS ONE 9(9): e106530.

Müller, C. A., Riemer, S., Range, F., & Huber, L. (2014). Dogs’ use of the solidity principle: revisited. Animal Cognition, 17, 821–825.

Müller, C. A., Riemer, S., Range, F., & Huber, L. (2014). The Use of a Displacement Device Negatively Affects the Performance of Dogs (Canis familiaris) in Visible Object Displacement Tasks. Journal of Comparative Psychology, 128(3), 240–250.

Müller, C. A., Riemer, S., Virányi, Z., Huber, L., & Range, F. (2014). Dogs learn to solve the support problem based on perceptual cues. Animal Cognition, 17, 1071–1080.

Pitteri, E., Mongillo, P., Carnier, P., Marinelli, L., & Huber, L. (2014). Part-based and configural processing of owner's face in dogs. PLOS One, 9(9), e108176.

Prato-Previde, E., Marshall-Pescini, S. (2014). Social looking in the domestic dog. In: Horowitz, A. (ed.) Domestic Dog Cognition and Behavior. Berlin Heidelberg: Springer-Verlag

Range, F. & Virányi, Z. 2014. Wolves are better imitators of conspecifics than dogs. PLoS ONE, 9, e86559.

RangeF, JenikejewJ, SchröderIand, VirányiZ (2014) Difference in quantity discrimination in dogs and wolves. Frontiers in Psychology 5:1299.

Riemer, S., Müller, C., Range, F., & Huber, L. (2014). Dogs (Canis familiaris) can learn to attend to connectivity in string pulling tasks. Journal of Comparative Psychology, 128(1), 31–39.

Riemer, S., Müller, C., Viranyi, Z., Huber, L., & Range, F. (2014). The predictive value of early behavioural assessments in pet dogs - a longitudinal study from neonates to adulthood. PLOS One, 9(7), e101237.

Wallis, LJ; Range, F; Müller, CA; Serisier, S; Huber, L; Virányi, Z, 2014 Lifespan development of attentiveness in domestic dogs: drawing parallels with humans. Frontiers in Psychology 2014; 5:71


2013 (6)

Horn, L., Huber, L., & Range, F. (2013). The importance of the secure base effect for domestic dogs - evidence from a manipulative problem-solving task. PLOS One, 8(5), e65296.

Horn, L., Range, F., & Huber, L. (2013). Dogs' attention towards humans depends on their relationship, not only on social familiarity. Animal Cognition, 16(3), 435-443.

Huber, L., Racca, A., Scaf, B., Virányi, Z., & Range, F. (2013). Discrimination of familiar human faces in dogs (Canis familiaris). Learning and Motivation, 44(4), 258-269.

Mazzini, F., Townsend, S. W., Virányi, Z., & Range, F. (2013). Wolf Howling Is Mediated by Relationship Quality Rather Than Underlying Emotional Stress. Current Biology, 23(17):1677.

Range, F. & Virányi, Z. (2013). Social learning from humans or conspecifics: differences and similarities between wolves and dogs. Frontiers in Psychology, 4, 868.

Riemer, S., Müller, C., Virányi, Z., Huber, L.& Range, F. 2013. Choice of conflict resolution strategy is linked to sociability in dog puppies. Applied Animal Behaviour Science, 149, 36-44.


2012 (11)

Horn, L., Viranyi, Zs., Miklosi, A., Huber, L., Range, F. (2012) Domestic dogs (Canis familiaris) flexibly adjust their human-directed behavior to the actions of their partners in a problem situation. Animal Cognition 15:57–71.

Huber, L. (2012). What, whom and how: Selectivity in social learning. In F. B. M. de Waal & P. F. Ferrari (Eds.), The Primate Mind: Built to Connect with Other Minds (pp. 65–80). Cambridge, MA

Huber, L., Range, F., & Viranyi, Z. (2012). Dogs imitate selectively, not necessarily rationally: reply to Kaminski et al. (2011). Animal Behaviour, 83(6), e1–e3.

Kis, A., Topál, J., Gácsi, M., Range, F., Huber, L., Miklósi, A., & Virányi, Z. (2012). Does the A-not-B error in adult pet dogs indicate sensitivity to human communication? Animal Cognition, 15(4), 737–743.

Müller, C. A., Riemer, S., Rosam, C. M., Schößwender, J., Range, F., & Huber, L. (2012). Brief owner absence does not induce negative judgement bias in pet dogs. Animal Cognition, 15(5), 1031–1035.

Range, F., Leitner, K., Virányi, Zs. (2012) The influence of the relationship and motivation on inequity aversion in dogs. Human Justice Research 25:170-194

Range, F., Möslinger, H., Virányi, Zs. (2012) Wolves’ and dogs’ understanding of means-end relations in a string-pulling task. Animal Cognition

Schmidjell, T., Range, F., Huber, L., & Viranyi, Z. (2012). Do owners have a Clever Hans effect on dogs? Results of a pointing study. Frontiers in Psychology, 3(558), 1–15.

Steurer, M., Aust, U., & Huber, L. (2012). The Vienna comparative cognition technology (VCCT): an innovative operant conditioning system for various species and experimental procedures. Behavior Research Methods, 44(4), 909–918.

Turcsan, B., Range, F., Virányi, Z., Miklósi, Á.& Kubinyi, E. (2012) Birds of a feather flock together? Perceived personality matching in owner‚ dog dyads. Applied Animal Behaviour Science. 140, 154-160.

Utrata, E., Virányi, Zs. & Range, F. (2012) Quantity discriminationin wolves (Canis lupus). Frontiers in Psychology 3:505.


2011 (7)

Faragó, T., Pongracz, P., Miklósi, Á., Huber, L., Virányi, Z., & Range, F. (2010). Dogs' expectation about signalers' body size by virtue of their growls. PLOS One, 5(12), e15175.

Huber, L. (2011). Social Learning in Animals. In N. M. Seel (Ed.), Encyclopedia of the Sciences of Learning. Wien, New York: Springer.

Mueller, C., Mayer, C., Dörrenberg, S., Huber, L., & Range, F. (2011). Female but not male dogs respond to a size constancy violation. Biology Letters, 7, 689–691.

Range, F. & Viranyi, Zs. (2011) Gaze following abilities in wolves (Canis lupus). PLoS ONE 6(2): e16888.

Range, F., Hentrup, M., Viranyi, Zs. (2011) Dogs are able to solve a means-end tasks. Animal Cognition.

Range, F., Huber, L., & Heyes, C. M. (2011). Automatic imitation in dogs. Proc Roy Soc B, 278, 211–217.

Viranyi, Zs & Range, F. (2011) Commentary: Evaluating the logic of perspective taking experiments. Learning and Behavior.


2010 (1)

Faragó, T., Range, F., Viranyi, Zs, Pongrácz, P. (2010) "The bone is mine" - Context-specific vocalization in dogs. Animal Behavior, 79, 917-925


2009 (7)

Gácsi, M., Győri, B., Virányi, Zs., Kubinyi, E., Range, F., Belényi, B., Miklósi, Á. (2009) Selection for developmental shift explains dog-wolf difference in utilizing human pointing gestures. Plos ONE 4(8):e6584.

Huber, L. (2009). Degrees of rationality in human and non-human animals. In S. Watanabe, A. P. Blaisdell, L. Huber & A. Young (Eds.), Rational Animals, Irrational Humans (pp. 3–21). Tokyo: Keio University Press.

Huber, L., Range, F., Voelkl, B., Szucsich1, A.,Viranyi, Zs. Miklosi, A. (2009) The evolution of imitation: what do the capacities of non-human animals tell us about the mechanisms of imitation? Phil. Trans. R. Soc. B , 1–11,

Range, F., Heucke, S. L., Gruber, C., Konz, A., Huber, L., & Virányi, Z. (2009). The effect of ostensive cues on dogs' performance in a manipulative social learning task. Applied Animal Behaviour Science, 120(3–4), 170–178.

Range, F., Horn, L., Bugnyar, T., Gajdon, G., K., & Huber, L. (2009). Social attention in keas, dogs, and human children. Animal Cognition, 12, 181–192.

Range, F., Horn, L., Viranyi, Z., & Huber, L. (2009). The absence of reward induces inequity aversion in dogs. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. U.S.A., 106, 340–345.

Topál, J., Miklósi, Á., Gácsi, M., Dóka, A., Pongrácz, P., Kubinyi, E., Virányi Zs., Csányi, V. 2009. The dog as a model for understanding human social behavior. Advances in the Study of Animal Behaviour, 39: 71-116.


2008 (4) 

Aust, U., Range, F., Steurer, M., & Huber, L. (2008). Inferential reasoning by exclusion in pigeons, dogs, and humans. Animal Cognition, 11, 587–597.

Range, F., Aust, U., Steurer, M., & Huber, L. (2008). Visual categorization of natural stimuli by domestic dogs (Canis familiaris). Animal Cognition, 11, 339-347.

 Viranyi, Z., Range, F., & Huber, L. (2008). Attentiveness toward others and social learning in domestic dogs. In L. S. Röska-Hardy & E. M. Neumann-Held (Eds.), Learning from animals? Examining the Nature of Human Uniqueness (pp. 141–153). Hove, East Sussex: Psychology Press.

Virányi, Zs., Gácsi, M., Kubinyi, E., Topál, J., Belényi, B., Ujfalussy, D., Miklósi, Á. 2008. Comprehension of human pointing gestures in young human-reared wolves (Canis lupus) and dogs (Canis familiaris). Animal Cognition, 11: 373-387.


2007 (3) 

Erdőhegyi, Á., Topál, J., Virányi, Zs., Miklósi Á. (2007). Dog-logic: inferential reasoning in a two-way choice task and its restricted use. Animal Behaviour, 74: 725-737.

Kubinyi, E., Virányi, Zs., Miklósi, Á. 2007. Comparative social cognition: From wolf and dog to humans. Comparative Cognition & Behavior Reviews, 2: 26-46.

Range, F., Viranyi, Z., & Huber, L. (2007). Selective imitation in domestic dogs. Current Biology, 17, 1-5.


2006 (2) 

Schwab, C., & Huber, L. (2006). Obey or Not Obey? Dogs (Canis familiaris) Behave Differently in Response to Attentional States of Their Owners. Journal of Comparative Psychology, 120(3), 169-175.

Virányi, Zs., Topál, J., Miklósi, Á., Csányi, V. 2006. A nonverbal test of knowledge attribution: a comparative study on dogs and children. Animal Cognition, 9: 13-26.


2005 (2)

Gácsi, M., Győri, B., Miklósi, Á., Virányi, Zs., Kubinyi, E., Topál, J., Csányi, V. (2005). Species-specific differences and similarities in the behavior of hand-raised dog and wolf pups in social situations with humans. Developmental Psychobiology, 47: 111-122.

Topál, J., Gácsi, M., Miklósi, Á., Virányi, Zs., Kubinyi, E., Csányi, V. 2005. Attachment to humans: a comparative study on hand-reared wolves and differently socialized dog puppies. Animal Behaviour, 70: 1367-1375.


2004 (1) 

Virányi, Zs., Topál, J., Gácsi, M., Miklósi, Á., Csányi, V. 2004. Dogs respond appropriately to cues of humans’ attentional focus. Behavioural Processes, 66: 161-172.


2003 (1)

Miklósi, Á., Kubinyi E., Topál, J., Gácsi, M., Virányi, Zs., Csányi, V. 2003. A simple reason for a big difference: wolves do not look back at humans but dogs do. Current Biology, 13: