CV – Judit Abdai

Place & date of birth: Budapest, Hungary – 08. 07. 1990.
Nationality: Hungarian
Education: Biologist, MSc

2014-2019                  Eötvös Loránd University, Faculty of Science, Biology Doctoral School, Ethology programme
2012-2014            Eötvös Loránd University, Faculty of Science, Biologist MSc – Ecology-, Evolutionary and Conservation Biology
2009-2012            Eötvös Loránd University, Faculty of Science, Biologist BSc

Languages skills: English, Spanish

Degree: PhD (2020)

Professional experience and positions:
2020 –                        Research assistant. MTA-ELTE Comparative Research Group.
2017-2020                 Research assistant fellow. MTA-ELTE Comparative Research Group.

Teaching experience:
2019                         Evolution of Canidae course (sensory skill, physical and social cognition)

Domestic and foreign scholarships:
2020-2021                 New National Excellence Program Scholarship
2016-2017                  New National Excellence Program Scholarship

Professional awards and recognition:
2020                         ‘Academid Youth Award’ – Hungarian Academy of Science
2013                          Eötvös Loránd University Students’ Conference (TDK), Ethology science section, 2nd place

5 most significant publications (within 5 years):
Abdai, J., Baño Terencio, C., Miklósi, Á. 2017. Novel approach to study the perception of animacy in dogs. PLoS ONE, 12: e0177010. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone0177010

Abdai, J., Baño Terencio, C., Pérez Fraga, P, Miklósi, Á. 2018. Investigating jealous behaviour in dogs. Scientific Reports, 8: 8911. doi: 10.1038/s41598-018-27251

Abdai, J., Ferdinandy, B., Baño Terencio, C., Pogány, Á., Miklósi, Á. 2017. Perception of animacy in dogs and humans. Biology Letters, 13: 20170156. doi: 10.1098/rsbl.2017.0156

Abdai, J., Gergely, A., Petró, E., Topál, J., Miklósi, Á. 2015. An investigation on social representations: Inanimate agent can mislead dogs (Canis familiaris) in a food choice task. PLoS ONE, 10: e0134575. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0134575

Abdai, J., Miklósi, Á. 2016. The origin of social evaluation, social eavesdropping, reputation formation, image scoring or what you will. Frontiers in Psychology, 7: 1772. doi: 10.3389/fpsyg.2016.01772