Dogs may never learn that every sound of a word matters
Despite their excellent auditory capacities, dogs do not attend to differences between words which differ only in one speech sound.
Dogs are man’s, while pigs are only their owner’s best friend?
Researchers at the Department of Ethology compared how 4-month old companion dogs and companion pigs seek human proximity in a novel environment.
Dogs are sensitive to their owners’ choice despite their own preference
Inspired by work on infants, researchers investigated whether dogs’ behaviors are guided by human displays of preference or by the animals’ own choices.
Our genes also tell about our age
This year, the ELTE Innovative Researcher Award was presented to Tibor Vellai and Ádám Sturm (ELTE Department of Genetics).
Comparing canine brains using 3D-endocast modelling
The shortening of the facial skeleton greatly influences the ratio of certain brain regions, primarily the olfactory bulb and the frontal lobe.