Marshall-Pescini, S., Virányi, Zs., Kubinyi, E., Range, F. 2017. Motivational factors underlying problem solving: comparing wolf and dog puppies’ explorative and neophobic behaviors at 5, 6, and 8 weeks of age. Frontiers in Psychology, doi: 10.3389/fpsyg.2017.00180


Abdai, J., Miklósi, Á. 2016. The Origin of Social Evaluation, Social Eavesdropping, Reputation Formation, Image Scoring or What You Will. Front. Psychol., 14 November 2016 |

Andics, A., Gábor, A., Gácsi, M., Faragó, T., Szabó, D., Miklósi, Á. 2016. Neural mechanisms for lexical processing in dogs. Science 353: 1030-1032. doi: 10.1126/science.aaf3777; supplementary material

Bálint, A., Faragó, T, Miklósi, Á, Pongrácz, P. 2016. Threat level dependent manipulation of signaled body size – dog growls’ indexical cues depend on the different levels of potential danger. Animal cognition, 19: 1115-1131. doi:10.1007/s10071-016-1019-9

Fugazza, C., Pogány, Á.,  Miklósi, Á. 2016. Spatial generalization of imitation in dogs (Canis familiaris). Journal of Comparative Psychology, 130: 249-258. doi: 10.1037/com0000033

Fugazza, C., Pogány, Á., Miklósi, Á. 2016. Recall of Others’ actions after incidental encoding reveals episodic-like memory in dogs. Current Biology, S0960-9822(16)31142-3. DOI: 10.1016/j.cub.2016.09.057

Gácsi M., Kis A., Faragó T., Janiak M., Muszyński R., Miklósi Á. 2016. Humans attribute emotions to a robot that shows simple behavioural patterns borrowed from dog behaviour. Computers in Human Behavior, 59: 411-419. doi: 10.1016/j.chb.2016.02.043

Gerencsér L., Kosztolányi A., Delanoeije J., Miklósi Á. 2016. The effect of reward-handler dissociation on dogs’ obedience performance in different conditions. Applied Animal Behaviour Science, 174: 103-110. doi: 10.1016/j.applanim.2015.11.009

Gergely A., Compton A.B., Newberry R.C., Miklósi Á. 2016. Social Interaction with an “Unidentified Moving Object” Elicits A-Not-B error in domestic dogs. PLoS ONE, 11: e0151600. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0151600

Gutierrez-Ibanez, C., Iwaniuk, A. N., Jensen, M., Graham, D. J., Pogány, Á., Mongomery, B. C., Stafford, J. L., Luksh, H., Wylie, D. R. 2016. Immunohistochemical localization of cocaine- and amphetamine-regulated transcript peptide (CARTp) in the brain of the pigeon (Columba livia) and zebra finch (Taeniopygia guttata). Journal of Comparative Neurology, 524: 3747-3773. doi: 10.1002/cne.24028

Konok, V., Gigler, D., Bereczky, B. M., Miklósi, Á. 2016. Humans’ attachment to their mobile phones and its relationship with interpersonal attachment style. Computers in Human Behavior, 61: 537-547. doi:10.1016/j.chb.2016.03.062

Kovács, K., Kis, A., Kanizsár, O., Hernádi, A., Gácsi, M., Topál, J. 2016. The effect of oxytocin on biological motion perception in dogs (Canis familiaris). Animal Cognition, 19: 513-522. doi: 10.1007/s10071-015-0951-4.

Kovács, K., Kis, A., Pogány, Á., Koller, D., Topál, J. 2016. Differential effects of oxytocin on social sensitivity in two distinct breeds of dogs (Canis familiaris). Psychoneuroendocrinology, 74: 212-220. doi: 10.1016/j.psyneuen.2016.09.010

Miklósi, A., Kubinyi, E. 2016. Current trends in Canine problem-solving and cognition. Current Directions in Psychological Science, 25: 300–306. doi: 10.1177/0963721416666061

Péter A., , Topál J., Miklósi Á., Pongrácz P. 2016. I saw where you have been − the topography of human demonstration affects dogs’ search patterns and perseverative errors. Behavioural Processes, 125: 51-62. doi:10.1016/j.beproc.2016.02.005

Petró, E., Abdai, J., Topál, J., Miklósi, Á. 2016. Dogs (Canis familiaris) adjust their social behaviour to the differential role of inanimate interactive agents. Animal Cognition, 19: 367-374. doi: 10.1007/s10071-015-0939-0

Polgár, Z., Kinnunen, M., Újváry, D., Miklósi, Á., Gácsi, M. 2016. A Test of Canine olfactory capacity: Comparing various dog breeds and wolves in a natural detection task. PLoS ONE, 11: e0154087. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0154087

Pongrácz, P., Czinege, N., Haynes, T. M. P., Tokumaru, R. S. T., Miklósi, Á., Faragó, T. 2016. The communicative relevance of auditory nuisance: Barks that are connected to negative inner states in dogs can predict annoyance level in humans. Interaction Studies, 17: 26–47. doi 10.1075/is.17.1.02pon

Szabó, D., Gee, N. R., Miklósi, Á. 2016. Natural or pathologic? Discrepancies in the study of behavioural and cognitive signs in aging family dogs. Journal of Veterinary Behavior: Clinical Applications and Research, 11: 86-98,  doi:10.1016/j.jveb.2015.08.003

Szenczi, P,. Bánszegi, O., Urrutia  A., Faragó, T., Hudson, R. 2016. Mother-offspring recognition in the domestic cat: Kittens recognize their own mother’s call. Developmental Psychobiology, 58: 568-577. doi: 10.1002/dev.21402.

Tauzin, T., Kovács, K., Topál, J. 2016. Dogs identify agents in third-party interactions on the basis of the observed degree of contingency. Psychological Science, 27: 1061–1068. doi: 10.1177/0956797616647518


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

Bálint, A., Faragó, T., Meike, Z., Lenkei, R., Miklósi, Á., & Pongrácz, P. 2015. “Do not choose as I do!”–Dogs avoid the food that is indicated by another dog’s gaze in a two-object choice task. Applied Animal Behaviour Science, 170: 44-53. doi:10.1016/j.applanim.2015.06.005

Bánszegi O., Szenczi P., Dúcs A., Hudson R., Altbäcker V. 2015. Long-term under-masculinization in male rabbits due to maternal stress is reversed by prenatal administration of testosterone. Behavioural Processes, 115: 156-162.

Fugazza, C., Miklósi, Á. 2015. Social learning in dog training: the effectiveness of the Do as I do method compared to shaping/clicker training. Applied Animal Behaviour Science, 171: 146-151. doi:10.1016/j.applanim.2015.08.033

Fugazza, C., Pogány, Á., Miklósi, Á. 2015. Do as I … Did! Long-term memory of imitative actions in dogs (Canis familiaris). Animal Cognition, 19: 263-269. DOI 10.1007/s10071-015-0931-8

Gergely, A., Abdai, J., Petró, E., Kosztolányi, A., Topál, J., Miklósi, Á. 2015. Dogs rapidly develop socially competent behaviour while interacting with a contingently responding self-propelled object. Animal Behaviour, 108: 137-144. 

Hernádi A., Kis A., Kanizsár O., Tóth K., Miklósi B., Topál J. 2015. Intranasally administered oxytocin affects how dogs (Canis familiaris) react to the threatening approach of their owner and an unfamiliar experimenter Behavioural Processes, 119: 1-5.

Kerepesi, A., Dóka, A., Miklósi, Á. 2015. Dogs and their human companions: The effect of familiarity on dog–human interactions. Behavioural Processes, 110: 27-36.

Kis, A., Hernádi, A., Kanizsár, O., Gácsi, M., Topál, J. 2015. Oxytocin induces positive expectations about ambivalent stimuli (cognitive bias) in dogs. Hormones and Behavior, 69: 1-7.

Kis, A., Huber, L., Wilkinson, A. 2015. Social learning by imitation in a reptile (Pogona vitticeps). Animal Cognition, 18: 325-331.

Konok, V., Kosztolányi, A., Rainer, W., Mutschler, B., Halsband, U., Miklósi, Á. 2015. Influence of owners’ attachment style and personality on their dogs’ (Canis familiaris) separation-related disorder. PLoS ONE, 10: e0118375.

Konok, V., Nagy, K., Miklósi, Á. 2015. How do humans represent the emotions of dogs? The resemblance between the human representation of the canine and the human affective space. Applied Animal Behaviour Science, 162: 37-46.

Kubinyi, E., Gosling, S.D., Miklósi, Á. 2015. A comparison of rating and coding behavioural traits in dogs. Acta Biologica Hungarica, 66: 27-40.

Larranaga, A., Bielza, C., Pongrácz, P., Faragó, T., Bálint, A., Larranaga, P. 2015. Comparing supervised learning methods for classifying sex, age, context and individual Mudi dogs from barking. Animal Cognition, 18: 405-421.

Péter, A., Gergely, A., Topál, J., Miklósi, Á., Pongrácz, P. 2015. A Simple but powerful test of perseverative search in dogs and toddlers. The Quarterly Journal of Experimental Psychology, 68: 940-951.

Polgár Z., Miklósi Á., Gácsi M. 2015. Strategies used by pet dogs for solving olfaction-based problems at various distances. PLoS ONE, 10: e0131610.

Pogány, Á., Kosztolányi, A., Miklósi, Á., Komdeur, J., Székely, T. 2015. Biparentally deserted offspring are viable in a species with intense sexual conflict over care. Behavioural Processes, 116: 28-32. doi: 10.1016/j.beproc.2015.04.014

Tauzin, T., Csík, A., Kis, A., Kovács, K., Topál, J. 2015. The order of ostensive and referential signals affects dogs’ responsiveness when interacting with a human. Animal Cognition, 18: 975-979. doi: 10.1007/s10071-015-0857-1

Tauzin, T., Csík, A., Kis, A., Topál, J. 2015. What or Where? The meaning of referential human pointing for dogs (Canis familiaris)Journal of Comparative Psychology, 18: 975-979

Turcsán, B., Szánthó, F., Miklósi, Á., Kubinyi, E. 2015. Fetching what the owner prefers? Dogs recognize disgust and happiness in human behaviour. Animal Cognition, 18: 83-94.


Ákos, Zs., Beck, R., Nagy, M., Vicsek, T., Kubinyi, E. 2014. Leadership and path characteristics during walks are linked to dominance order and individual traits in dogs. PLoS Comput Biol, 10: e1003446. 

Andics, A., Gácsi, M., Faragó, T., Kis, A., Miklósi, Á. 2014. Voice-sensitive regions in the dog and human brain are revealed by comparative fMRI. Current Biology, 24: 574-578.

Gácsi, M., Szakadát, S., Miklósi, Á. 2014. What could assistance robots learn from assistance dogs? Proceedings of the 7th International Conference on Bio-Inspired Models of Network, Information, and Computing Systems (BIONETICS), Lugano, Switzerland, 105-119.

Gergely, A., Topál, J., Dóka, A., Miklósi, Á. 2014. Dogs are able to generalise directional acoustic signals to different contexts and tasks. Applied Animal Behaviour Science, 156: 54–61.

Faragó, T., Andics, A., Devecseri, V., Kis, A., Gácsi, M., Miklósi, Á. 2014. Humans rely on the same rules to assess emotional valence and intensity in conspecific and dog vocalizations. Biology Letters, 10: 20130926.

Faragó, T., Gácsi, M., Korcsok, B., Miklósi, Á. 2014. Why is a dog-behaviour-inspired social robot not a doggy-robot?Interaction Studies, 15: 224-232.

Faragó, T., Miklósi, Á., Korcsok, B., Száraz, J., Gácsi, M. 2014. Social behaviours in dog-owner interactions can serve as a model for designing social robots. Interaction Studies, 15: 143-172.

Fugazza, C., Miklósi, Á. 2014. Deferred imitation and declarative memory in domestic dogs.Animal Cognition, 17: 237-247.

Fugazza, C., Miklósi, Á. 2014. Should old dog trainers learn new tricks? The efficiency of the Do as I do method and shaping/clicker training method to train dogs. Applied Animal Behaviour Science, 153: 53-61.

Kis, A., Bence, M., Lakatos, G., Pergel, E., Turcsán, B., Pluijmakers, J., Vas, J., Elek, Zs., Brúder, I., Földi, L., Sasvári-Székely, M., Miklósi, Á., Rónai, Zs., Kubinyi, E. 2014. Oxytocin receptor gene polymorphisms are associated with human directed social behavior in dogs (Canis familiaris). PLoS ONE, 9: e83993. 

Kis, A., Klausz, B., Persa, E., Miklósi, Á., Gácsi, M. 2014. Timing and presence of an attachment person affect sensitivity of aggression tests in shelter dogs. Veterinary Record, 174: 196.

Kis, A., Szakadát, S., Kovács, E., Gácsi, M., Simor, P., Gombos, F., Topál, J., Miklósi, Á., Bódizs, R. 2014. Development of a non-invasive polysomnography technique for dogs (Canis familiaris). Physiology & Behavior, 130: 149–156.

Klausz, B., Kis, A., Persa, E., Miklósi, Á., Gácsi, M. 2014. A quick assessment tool for human-directed aggression in pet dogs. Aggressive Behavior, 40: 178-188.

Lakatos, G., Gácsi, M., Konok, V., Brúder, I., Bereczky, B., Korondi, P., Miklósi, Á. 2014. Emotion attribution to a non-humanoid robot in different social situations. PLoS ONE, 9: e114207. 

Lakatos, G., Janiak, M., Malek, L., Muszynski, R., Konok, V., Tchon, K., Miklósi, Á. 2014. Sensing sociality in dogs: What may make an interactive robot social? Animal Cognition, 17: 387-397.

Met, A., Miklósi, Á., Lakatos, G. 2014. Gaze-following behind barriers in domestic dogs. Animal Cognition, 17: 1401-1405.

Ónodi, G., Altbäcker, V., Aszalós, R., Botta-Dukát, Z., Hahn, I., Kertész, M. 2014. Long-term weather sensitivity of open sand grasslands of the Kiskunság Sand Ridge forest-steppe mosaic after wildfires. Community Ecology, 15: 121-129.

Pongrácz, P., Szabó, É., Kis, A., Péter, A., Miklósi, Á. 2014. More than noise?—Field investigations of intraspecific acoustic communication in dogs (Canis familiaris). Applied Animal Behaviour Science, 159: 62-68.

Pogány, Á., Heszberger, J., Szurovecz, Z., Vincze, E., Székely, T. 2014. An infrared motion detector system for lossless real-time monitoring of animal preference tests. Acta Biologica Hungarica, 65: 385-395.

Pogány, Á., Szurovecz, Z., Vincze, E., Barta, Z., Székely, T. 2014. Mate preference does not influence reproductive motivation and parental cooperation in female zebra finches.  Behaviour, 151: 1885-1901.

Sümegi, Zs., Gácsi, M., Topál, J. 2014. Conditioned placebo effect in dogs decreases separation related behaviours. Applied Animal Behaviour Science, 159: 90-98.

Sümegi, Zs., Kis, A., Miklósi, Á., Topál, J. 2014. Why do adult dogs (Canis familiaris) commit the A-not-B search error? Journal of Comparative Psychology, 128: 21-30.

Sümegi, Zs., Oláh, K., Topál, J. 2014. Emotional contagion in dogs as measured by change incognitive task performance. Applied Animal Behaviour Science, 160: 106-115.

Temesi, A., Turcsán B., Miklósi, Á. 2014. Measuring fear in dogs by questionnaires: An exploratory study toward a standardised inventory. Applied Animal Behaviour Science, 161: 121-130.

Ujfalussy, D. J., Miklósi, Á., Bugnyar, T., Kotrschal, K. 2014. Role of mental representations in quantity judgments by Jackdaws (Corvus monedula). Journal of Comparative Psychology, 128: 11-20. doi: 10.1037/a0034063


Bálint, A., Faragó, T., Dóka, A., Miklósi, Á., Pongrácz, P. 2013. ‘Beware, I am big and non-dangerous!’–Playfully growling dogs are perceived larger than their actual size by their canine audience. Applied Animal Behaviour Science, 148: 128-137.

Bence, M., Elek, Zs., Kis, A., Kubinyi, E., Lakatos, G., Miklósi, Á., Pergel, É., Rónai, Zs. 2013. Analysis of oxytocin receptor gene as putative component of social behavior in family dogs. Behavior Genetics, 43: 505-550.

Brúder, I., Kubinyi, E., De Meester, R., Pluijmakers, J., Miklósi, Á. 2013. Developing a simple behavior test battery for family dogs (FIDO). Journal of Veterinary Behavior, 8: e27-e46. doi: 10.1016/j.jveb.2013.04.007

Gácsi, M., Maros, K., Sernkvist, S., Faragó, T., Miklósi, Á. 2013. Human analogue safe haven effect of the owner: behavioural and heart rate response to stressful social stimuli in dogs. PLoS ONE, 8: e58475. 

Gácsi, M., Szakadát, S., Miklósi, Á. 2013. Assistance dogs provide a useful behavioral model to enrich communicative skills of assistance robots. Frontiers in Psychology, 4: 971. 

Gácsi, M., Vas, J., Topál, J., Miklósi, Á. 2013. Wolves do not join the dance: Sophisticated aggression control by adjusting to human social signals in dogs. Applied Animal Behaviour Science, 145: 109-122.

Gerencsér, L., Vásárhelyi, G., Nagy, M., Vicsek, T., Miklósi, Á. 2013. Identification of behaviour in freely moving dogs (Canis familiaris) using inertial sensors. PLoS ONE, 8: e77814. 

Gergely, A., Petró, E., Topál, J., Miklósi, Á. 2013. What are you or who are you? The emergence of social interaction between dog and an Unidentified Moving Object (UMO). PLoS ONE, 8: e72727. 

Groó, Z., Szenczi, P., Bánszegi, O., Altbäcker, V. 2013. Natal dispersal in two mice species with contrasting social systems. Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology, 67: 235-242.

Hegedüs, D., Bálint, A., Miklósi, Á., Pongrácz, P. 2013. Owners fail to influence the choices of dogs in a two-choice, visual pointing task. Behaviour, 150: 427–443.

Kis, A., Kemerle, K., Hernádi, A., Topál, J. 2013. Oxytocin and social pretreatment have similar effects on processing of negative emotional faces in healthy adult males. Frontiers in Psychology, 4: 532. 

Koay, K.L., Lakatos, G., Syrdal, D.S., Gácsi, M., Bereczky, B., Dautenhahn, K., Miklósi, Á., Walters, M.L. 2013. Hey! There is someone at your door. A hearing robot using visual communication signals of hearing dogs to communicate intent. Proceeding of the 2013 IEEE Symposium on Artificial Life, Singapore, 90-97.

Lakatos, G., Gácsi, M., Tajti, F., Koay, KL., Janiak, M., Faragó, T., Devecseri, V., Kovács, Sz., Tchon, K., Dautenhahn, K., Korondi, P., Miklósi, Á. 2013. Dog-inspired social behaviour in robots with different embodiments. 4th IEEE Intl’ Conference on Cognitive Infocommunicaitons.

Miklósi, Á., Topál, J. 2013. What does it take to become ‘best friends’? Evolutionary changes in canine social competence. Trends in Cognitive Sciences, 17: 287-294.

Mirkó, E., Dóka, A., Miklósi, Á. 2013. Association between subjective rating and behaviour coding and the role of experience in making video assessments on the personality of the domestic dog (Canis familiaris). Applied Animal Behaviour Science, 149: 45-54.

Péter, A., Miklósi, Á., Pongrácz, P. 2013. Domestic dogs’ (Canis familiaris) understanding of projected video images of a human demonstrator in an object-choice task. Ethology, 119: 898–906.

Pfandler, E., Lakatos, G., Miklósi, Á. 2013. Eighteen-month-old human infants show intensive development in comprehension of different types of pointing gestures. Animal Cognition, 16: 711-719.

Pongrácz, P., Gácsi, M., Hegedüs, D., Péter, A., Miklósi, Á. 2013. Test sensitivity is important for detecting variability in pointing comprehension in canines. Animal Cognition, 16: 721-735.

Pongrácz, P., Hegedüs, D., Sanjurjo, B., Kővári, A., Miklósi, Á. 2013. “We will work for you” – Social influence may suppress individual food preferences in a communicative situation in dogs. Learning and Motivation, 44: 270-281.

Pogány, Á., van Dijk, R. E., Menyhárt, O., Miklósi, Á., DeVoogd, T. J., Székely, T. 2013. Acoustic signalling in Eurasian penduline tits Remiz pendulinus: Repertoire size signals male nest defence. Acta Zoologica Academiae Scientiarum Hungaricae, 59: 81-96.

Szenczi, P., Bánszegi, O,. Groó, Z., Altbäcker, V.: Anogenital distance and condition as predictors of litter sex ratio in two mouse species: A study of the house mouse (Mus musculus) and mound-building mouse (Mus spicilegus), PLoS ONE, 8: e74066.

Ujfalussy D. J., Miklósi, Á., Bugnyar, T. 2013. Ontogeny of object permanence in a non-storing corvid species, the jackdaw (Corvus monedula). Animal Cognition, 16: 405-416.

Wan, M., Héjjas, K., Rónai, Zs., Elek, Zs., Sasvári-Székely, M., Champagne, F.A., Miklósi, Á., Kubinyi, E. 2013. DRD4 and TH gene polymorphisms are associated with activity, impulsivity and inattention in Siberian Husky dogs. Animal Genetics, 44: 717-727.


Gedeon, Cs., Boross, G., Németh, A., and Altbäcker, V. 2012. Release site manipulation to favour European ground squirrel (Spermophilus citellus) translocations: translocation and habit manipulation. Wildlife Biology, 18: 97-104. doi: 10.2981/10-124

Hecht, J., Miklósi, Á., Gácsi, M. 2012. Behavioral assessment and owner perceptions of behaviors associated with guilt in dogs. Applied Animal Behaviour Science, 139: 134-142.

Hernádi, A., Kis, A., Turcsán, B., Topál, J. 2012. Man’s underground best friend: Domestic ferrets, unlike the wild forms, show evidence of dog-like social-cognitive skills. PLoS One, 7: e43267. 

Horn, L., Virányi, Z., Miklósi, A., Huber, L., Range, F. 2012. Domestic dogs (Canis familiaris) flexibly adjust their human-directed behavior to the actions of their human partners in a problem situation. Animal Cognition, 15: 57-71. doi: 10.1007/s10071-011-0432-3

Horváth, G. F., Schäffer, D. A., Pogány, Á., Tóth, D. 2012. Spatial distribution of small mammal populations in Drava floodplain forest. Sumarski List, 136: 141-151.

Ichikawa, T., Yuki, M., Korondi, P., Hashimoto, H., Gácsi, M., Niitsuma, M. 2012. Impression evaluation for different behavioral characteristics in ethologically inspired human-robot communication. RO-MAN 2012, Paris, France, 55-60.

Kis, A., Gácsi, M., Range, F., Virányi, Zs. 2012. Object permanence in adult common marmosets (Callithrix jacchus): not everything is an ‘‘A-not-B’’ error that seems to be one. Animal Cognition, 15: 97-105.

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

Kis, A., Turcsán, B., Miklósi, Á., Gácsi, M. 2012. The effect of the owner’s personality on the behaviour of owner-dog dyads. Interaction Studies, 13: 371-383.

Kosztolányi, A., Küpper, C., Chastel, O., Parenteau, C., Yılmaz, K. T., Miklósi, Á, Székely, T., Lendvai, A. Z. 2012. Prolactin stress response does not predict brood desertion in a polyandrous shorebird. Hormones and Behavior, 61: 734-740. doi: 10.1016/j.yhbeh.2012.03.011

Kubinyi, E., Vas, J., Héjjas, K., Ronai, Zs., Brúder, I., Turcsán, B., Sasvári-Székely, M., Miklósi, Á. 2012. Polymorphism in the tyrosine hydroxylase (TH) gene is associated with activity-impulsivity in German Shepherd dogs. PLoS One, 7: e30271. 

Lakatos, G., Gácsi, M., Topál, J., Miklósi, Á. 2012. Comprehension and utilisation of pointing gestures and gazing in dog–human communication in relatively complex situations. Animal Cognition, 15: 201-213.

Miklósi, Á., Gácsi, M. 2012. On the utilization of social animals as a model for social robotics. Frontiers in Psychology, 3: 75. 

Miklósi, Á., Gerencsér, L. 2012. Potential application of autonomous and semiautonomous robots in the study of animal behaviour. In: 3rd International Conference on Cognitive Infocommunications: CogInfoCom, Kosice, Slovakia, 759-762.

Miklósi, Á., Szabó, D. 2012. Modelling behavioural evolution and cognition in canines: Some problematic issues. The Japanese Journal of Animal Psychology, 62: 69-89.

Mirkó, E., Kubinyi, E., Gácsi, M., Miklósi, Á. 2012. Preliminary analysis of an adjective-based dog personality questionnaire developed to measure some aspects of personality in the domestic dog (Canis familiaris). Applied Animal Behaviour Science, 138: 88– 98.

Numakunai, R., Ichikawa, T., Gácsi, M., Korondi, P., Hashimoto, H., Niitsuma, M. 2012 Exploratory behavior in ethologically inspired robot behavioral model. RO-MAN 2012, Paris, France, 577-582.

Pongrácz, P., Bánhegyi, P., Miklósi, Á. 2012. When rank counts—dominant dogs learn better from a human demonstrator in a two-action test. Behaviour, 149: 111–132.

Pongrácz, P., Benedek, V., Enz, S., Miklósi, Á. 2012. The owners’ assessment of “everyday dog memory” A questionnaire study. Interaction Studies, 13: 386-407.

Pogány, Á., van Dijk, R. E., Horváth, P., Székely, T. 2012. Parental behavior and reproductive output in male-only cared and female-only cared clutches in the Eurasian penduline tit (Remiz pendulinus), AUK, 129: 773-781.

Turcsán, B., Range, F., Virányi, Zs., 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.

Téglás, E., Gergely, A., Kupán, K., Miklósi, Á., Topál, J. 2012. Dogs’ gaze following is tuned to human communicative signals. Current Biology, 22: 209-212.

van Dijk, R. E., Székely, T., Komdeur, J., Pogány, Á., Fawcett, T. W., Weissing, F. J. 2012. Individual variation and the resolution of conflict over parental care in penduline tits. Proceedings of The Royal Society London B, 279: 1927-1936.

Vincze, D., Kovács, Sz., Gácsi, M., Korondi, P., Miklósi, Á., Baranyi, P. 2012. A novel application of the 3D VirCA environment: modeling a standard ethological test of dog-human interactions. Acta Polytechnica Hungarica, 9: 107-120.

Vincze, D., Kovács, Sz., Niitsuma, M., Hashimoto, H., Korondi, P., Gácsi, M., Miklósi, Á. 2012. Ethologically inspired human-robot interaction interfaces. Proceedings of the 2012 Joint International Conference on Human-Centered Computer Environments (HCCE2012), Hamamatsu, Japan, 51-57.


AlRashidi, M., Kosztolányi, A., Shobrak, M., Székely, T. 2011. Breeding ecology of the Kentish Plover Charadrius alexandrinus in Farasan Islands, Saudi Arabia. Zoology in the Middle East, 53: 15-24.

AlRashidi, M., Kosztolányi, A., Shobrak, M., Küpper, C., Székely, T. 2011. Parental cooperation in an extreme hot environment: natural behaviour and experimental evidence. Animal Behaviour, 82: 235-243. doi: 10.1016/j.anbehav.2011.04.019

Gedeon, Cs., Váczi, O., Koósz, B., Altbäcker, V. 2011. Morning release into artificial burrows with retention caps facilitates success of European ground squirrel (Spermophilus citellus) translocations. European Journal of Wildlife Research, 57: 1101. doi: 10.1007/s10344-011-0504-3

Gedeon, Cs., Drickamer, L.C., Sanchez-Meador, A. J. 2011. Importance of Gunnison’s prairie dog (Cynomys gunnisoni) burrow entrance mounds for vigilance and soil mixing. The Southwestern Association of Naturalist, 57: 100-104. doi: 10.1894/0038-4909-57.1.100

Konok, V., Dóka, A., Miklósi, Á. 2011. The behavior of the domestic dog (Canis familiaris) during separation from and reunion with the owner: A questionnaire and an experimental study.Applied Animal Behaviour Science, 135: 300-308.

Kosztolányi, A., Barta, Z., Küpper, C., Székely, T. 2011. Persistence of an extreme male-biased adult sex ratio in a natural population of polyandrous bird. Journal of Evolutionary Biology, 24: 1842-1846. doi: 10.1111/j.1420-9101.2011.02305

Kovács, Sz., Gácsi, M., Vincze, D., Korondi, P., Miklósi, Á. 2011. A novel, ethologically inspired HRI model implementation: Simulating dog-human attachment. In: 2nd International Conference on Cognitive Infocommunications: CogInfoCom, Budapest, Hungary, IEEE Computer SocietyPress, pp. 1-4. (ISBN:9781457718069)

Kovács, B., Száyer, G., Korondi, P., Gácsi, M., Miklósi, Á., Kovács, Sz., Vincze, D. 2011. Ethologically inspired robot design. In: 2nd International Conference on Cognitive Infocommunications: CogInfoCom, Budapest, Hungary, IEEE Computer Society Press, pp. SI-B_5. (ISBN:9781457718069)

Kovács, Sz., Vincze, D., Gácsi, M., Miklósi, Á., Korondi, P. 2011. Ethologically inspired robot behavior implementation.4th International Conference on Human System Interactions, Yokohama, Japan, 64-69.

Kupán, K., Miklósi, Á., Gergely, Gy., Topál, J. 2011. Why do dogs (Canis familiaris) select the empty container in an observational learning task? Animal Cognition, 14: 259-268.

Lakatos, G. 2011. Evolutionary approach to communication between humans and dogs. Annali Dell Istituto Superiore Di Sanita, 47: 373-377.

Markó, G., Ónodi, G., Kertész, M., Altbäcker, V. (2011). Rabbit grazing as the major source of intercanopy heterogeneity in a juniper shrubland. Arid Land Research and Management, 25: 176-193.

Markó, G., Novák, I., Bernáth, J., Altbäcker, V. (2011). Both gas chromatography and an electronic nose reflect chemical polymorphism of juniper shrubs browsed or avoided by sheep. Journal of Chemical Ecology, 37: 705-713.

Passalacqua, C., Marshall-Pescini, S., Barnard, S., Lakatos, G., Valsecchi, P., Prato-Previde, E. 2011. Human-directed gazing behaviour in puppies and adult dogs, Canis lupus familiaris. Animal Behaviour, 82: 1043-1050.

Pongrácz, P., Molnár, Cs., Dóka, A., Miklósi, Á. 2011. Do children understand man’s best friend? Classification of dog barks by pre-adolescents and adults. Applied Animal Behaviour Science, 135: 95-102.

Rheindt, F.E., Székely, T., Edwards, S. V. Lee, P.L.M., Burke, T., Kennerley, P. R., Bakewell, D. N., Alrashidi, M., Kosztolányi, A., Weston, M. A., Wei-Ting Liu, Wei-Pan Lei, Shigeta, Y., Javed, S., Zefania, S., Küpper, C. 2011. Conflict between genetic and phenotypic differentiation: The evolutionary history of a ‘lost and rediscovered’ shorebird. PLoS ONE, 6: e26995. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0026995

Szabó, Cs., Róka, A., Faragó, T., Gácsi, M., Miklósi, Á., Korondi, P. 2011. Building a human-dog interaction inspired emotional engine model. IECON 2012 – 38th Annual Conference on IEEE Industrial Electronics Society, Montréal, Canada, 5516–5522. doi:10.1109/IECON.2012.6389513

Szenczi, P., Bánszegi, O., Dúcs, A., Markó, G., Gedeon, Cs. I., Németh, I., Altbäcker, V. (2011). Morphology and function of communal mounds of overwintering Mound-building mice (Mus spicilegus). Journal of Mammalogy, 92: 852-860.

Turcsán, B., Kubinyi, E., Mikósi, Á. 2011. Trainability and boldness traits differ between dog breed clusters based on conventional breed categories and genetic relatedness. Applied Animal Behaviour Science, 132: 61-70. (supplement)


AlRashidi, M., Kosztolányi, A., Küpper, C., Cuthill, I. C., Javed, S., Székely, T. 2010. The influence of a hot environment on parental cooperation of a ground-nesting shorebird, the Kentish plover Charadrius alexandrinusFrontiers in Zoology 7: 1. doi: 10.1186/1742-9994-7-1

Faragó, T., Pongrácz, P., Miklósi, Á., Huber, L., Virányi, Zs., Range, F. 2010. Dogs’ expectation about signalers’ body size by virtue of their growls. PLoS ONE 5(12): e15175.

Faragó, T., Pongrácz, P., Range, F., Virányi, Zs., Miklósi, Á. 2010. ‘The bone is mine’: affective and referential aspects of dog growls. Animal Behaviour, 79: 917-925.

Gedeon, Cs., Markó, G., Németh, I., Altbäcker, V. 2010. Nest material selection affects nest insulation quality in the European ground squirrel (Spermophilus citellus). Journal of Mammalogy, 91: 636-641.

Győri, B., Gácsi, M., Miklósi, Á. 2010. Friend or foe: Context dependent sensitivity to human behaviour in dogs. Applied Animal Behaviour Science, 128: 69-77.

Kovács, Sz., Vincze, D., Gácsi, M., Miklósi, Á., Korondi, P. 2010. Fuzzy automaton based human-robot interaction. IEEE 8th International Symposium on Applied Machine Intelligence and Informatics (SAMI), Herl’any, Slovakia, 165-169.

Kubinyi, E., Pongrácz, P., Miklósi, Á. 2010. Can you kill a robot nanny? Ethological approach to the effect of robot caregivers on child development and human evolution (comment). Interaction Studies, 11: 214-219.

Küpper, C., Kosztolányi, A., Augustin, J., Dawson, D. A., Burke, T., Székely, T. 2010. Heterozygosity-fitness correlations of conserved microsatellite markers in Kentish plovers Charadrius alexandrinus. Molecular Ecology 19: 5172-5185. doi: 10.1111/j.1365-294X.2010.04867.x

Maros, K., Boross, B., Kubinyi, E. 2010. Approach and follow behaviour – possible indicators of the human-horse relationship. Interaction Studies, 11: 410-427.

Molnár, Cs., Pongrácz, P., Miklósi, Á. 2010. Seeing with ears: Sightless humans’ perception of dog bark provides a test for structural rules in vocal communication. The Quarterly Journal of Experimental Psychology, 63: 1004-1013.

Pongrácz, P., Molnár, Cs., Miklósi, Á. 2010. Barking in family dogs: An ethological approach. The Veterinary Journal,183: 141-147.

Szabó, Cs., Róka, A., Gácsi, M., Miklósi, Á., Baranyi, P., Korondi, P. 2010. An emotional engine model inspired by human-dog interaction. RUBIO – 2010, Tienjin, China, 567-572.

Syrdal, D.S., Koay, K.L., Gácsi, M., Walters, M.L., Dautenhahn, K. 2010. Video Prototyping of dog-inspired non-verbal affective communication for an appearance constrained robot. 19th IEEE International Symposium on Robot and Human Interactive Communication, (RO-MAN 10), Viareggio, Italy, 632-637.

Topál, J., Miklósi, Á., Sümegi, Zs., Kis, A. 2010. Response to comments on “Differential sensitivity to human communication in dogs, wolves and human infants.” Science, 329: 142d.

van Dijk, R. E., Pogány, Á., Komdeur, J., Lloyd, P., Székely, T. 2010. Sexual conflict predicts morphology and behaviour in two species of penduline tits. Bmc Evolutionary Biology, 10: 107.

van Dijk, R. E., Mészáros, L. A., van der Velde, M., Székely, T., Pogány, Á., Szabad, J., Komdeur, J. 2010. Nest desertion is not predicted by cuckoldry in the Eurasian penduline tit. Behavioral Ecology And Sociobiology, 64: 1425-1435.


Gácsi, M., Győri, B., Virányi, Zs., Kubinyi, E., Range, F., Belényi, B., Miklósi, Á. 2009. Explaining dog wolf differences in utilizing human pointing gestures: Selection for synergistic shifts in the development of some social skills. PLoS ONE4(8): e6584.

Gácsi, M., Kara, E., Belényi, B., Topál, J., Miklósi, Á. 2009. The effect of development and individual differences in pointing comprehension of dogs. Animal Cognition, 12: 471-479.

Gácsi, M., McGreevy, P., Kara, E., Miklósi, Á. 2009. Effects of selection for cooperation and attention in dogs.Behavioral and Brain Functions, 5: 31.

Giret, N., Miklósi, Á., Kreutzer, M., Bovet, D. 2009. Use of experimenter-given cues by African gray parrots (Psittacus erithacus). Animal Cogntition, 12: 1-10.

Héjjas, K., Kubinyi, E., Rónai, Zs., Székely, A., Vas, J., Miklósi, Á., Sasvári-Székely, M., Kereszturi, E. 2009. Molecular and behavioral analysis of the intron 2 repeat polymorphism in canine dopamine D4 receptor gene. Genes, Brain, Behaviour, 8: 330-336.

Huber, L., Range, F., Voelkl, B., Szucsich, A., Virányi, Zs., Miklósi, Á. 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., 364: 2299-2309.

Kosztolányi, A., Cuthill, I. C., Székely, T. 2009. Negotiation between parents over care: reversible compensation during incubation. Behavioral Ecology, 20: 446-452. doi: 10.1093/beheco/arn140

Kosztolányi, A., Javed, S., Küpper, C., Cuthill, I. C., Al Shamsi,  A., Székely, T. 2009. Breeding ecology of Kentish Plover Charadrius alexandrinus in an extremely hot environment. Bird Study, 56: 244-252. doi: 10.1080/00063650902792106

Kovács, Sz., Vincze, D., Gácsi, M., Miklósi, Á., Korondi, P. 2009. Interpolation based Fuzzy Automaton for Human-Robot Interaction. 9th International Symposium on Robot Control (SYROCO’09), The International Federation of Automatic Control (IFAC), Nagaragawa Convention Center, Gifu, Japan, 451-456.

Kubinyi, E., Pongrácz, P., Miklósi, Á. 2009. Dog as a model for studying con- and heterospecific social learning. Journal of Veterinary Behavior, 4: 31-41.

Kubinyi, E., Turcsán, B., Miklósi, Á. 2009. Dog and owner demographic characteristics and dog personality trait associations. Behavioural Processes, 81: 392-401.

Küpper, C., Augustin, J., Kosztolányi, A., Burke, T., Figuerola, J., Székely, T. 2009. Kentish versus snowy plover: Phenotypic and genetic analyses of Charadrius alexandrinus reveal divergence of Eurasian and American subspecies. Auk, 126: 839-852. doi: 10.1525/auk.2009.08174

Lakatos, G., Soproni, K., Dóka, A., Miklósi, Á. 2009. A comparative approach to dogs’ (Canis familiaris) and human infants’ comprehension of various forms of pointing gestures. Animal Cognition, 12: 621-631.

Miklósi, Á. 2009. Evolutionary approach to communication between humans and dogs.Veterinary Research Communications, 33: S53–S59.

Molnár, Cs., Pongrácz, P., Faragó, T., Dóka, A., Miklósi, Á. 2009. Dogs discriminate between barks: The effect of context and identity of the caller. Behavioural Processes, 82: 198-201.

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.

Topál, J., Gergely, Gy., Erdőhegyi, Á., Csibra, G., Miklósi, Á. 2009. Differential sensitivity to human communication in dogs, wolves, and human infants. Science, 325: 1269-1272.

Topál, J., Tóth, M., Gergely, Gy., Csibra, G. 2009. Response to comment on “Infants perseverative search errors are induced by pragmatic misinterpretation.” Science, 325: 1624.

Wan, M., Kubinyi, E., Miklósi, Á., Champagne, F. 2009. A cross-cultural comparison of reports by German Shepherd owners in Hungary and the United States of America. Applied Animal Behaviour Science, 121: 206-213.


Horváth, Zs., Dóka, A., Miklósi, Á. 2008. Affiliative and disciplinary behavior of human handlers during play with their dog affects cortisol concentrations in opposite directions. Hormones and Behavior, 54: 107-114.

Markó, G., Gyuricza, V., Bernáth J., Altbäcker, V. 2008. Essential oil yield and composition reflect browsing damage of junipers. Journal of Chemical Ecology, 34: 1545-1552.

Markó, G., Ónodi, G., Csatádi, K., Németh, I., Váczi, O., Bernáth, J., Botta-Dukát, Z., Kertész, M., Altbäcker, V. 2008. The effects of herbivory and grazing on vegetation. In: Kovács-Láng, E., Molnár, E., Kröel-Dulay, GY., Barabás, S. (editors) The KISKUN LTER: Long-term ecological research in the Kiskunság, Hungary. Vácrátót: Hungarian Academy of Sciences Institute of Ecology and Botany, pp. 61-63. (ISBN:978-963-8391-37-7)

Maros, K., Dóka, A., Miklósi, Á. 2008. Behavioural correlation of heart rate changes in family dogs. Applied Animal Behaviour Science, 109: 329-341.

Maros, K., Gácsi, M., Miklósi, Á. 2008. Comprehension of human pointing gestures in horses (Equus caballus). Animal Cognition, 11: 457-66.

Maros, K., Pongrácz, P., Bárdos, Gy., Molnár, Cs., Faragó, T., Miklósi, Á. 2008. Dogs can discriminate barks from different situations. Applied Animal Behaviour Science, 114: 159–167.

Molnár, Cs., Kaplan, F., Roy, P., Pachet, F., Pongrácz, P., Dóka, A., Miklósi, Á. 2008. Classification of dog barks: a machine learning approach. Animal Cognition, 11:389–400.

Pongrácz, P., Vida, V., Bánhegyi, P., Miklósi, Á. 2008. How does dominance rank status affect individual and social learning performance in the dog (Canis familiaris)? Animal Cognition, 11: 75-82.

Pogány, Á., Szentirmai, I., Komdeur, J., Székely, T. 2008. Sexual conflict and consistency of offspring desertion in Eurasian penduline tit Remiz pendulinus. Bmc Evolutionary Biology, 8: 242.

Pogány, Á., Altbäcker, V., Székely, T. 2008. Male signalling and dominance in the Penduline Tit Remiz pendulinus. Acta Zoologica Academiae Scientiarum Hungaricae, 54: 191-199.

Topál, J., Gergely, Gy., Miklósi, Á., Erdőhegyi, Á., Csibra, G. 2008. Infants’ perseverative search errors are induced by pragmatic misinterpretation. Science, 321: 1831-1834.

Tóth, L., Gácsi, M., Topál, J., Miklósi, Á. 2008. Playing styles and possible causative factors in dogs’ behaviour when playing with humans. Applied Animal Behaviour Science, 114: 473-484.

Vas, J., Topál, J., Győri, B., Miklósi, Á. 2008. Consistency of dogs’ reactions to threatening cues of an unfamiliar person. Applied Animal Behaviour Science, 112: 331–344.

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.


Csatádi, K., Bilkó, Á., Altbacker, V. 2007.  Specifity of early handling: Are rabbit pups able to distinguish between people? Appllied Animal Behaviour Science, 107: 322-327. 

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.

Héjjas, K., Vas, J., Topál, J., Szántai, E., Rónai, Zs., Székely, A., Kubinyi, E., Horváth, Zs., Sasvári-Székely, M., Miklósi, Á. 2007. Association of polymorphisms in the dopamine D4 receptor gene and the activity-impulsivity endophenotype in dogs. Animal Genetics, 38: 629–633.

Héjjas, K., Vas, J., Kubinyi, E., Sasvári-Székely, M., Miklósi, Á., Rónai, Z. 2007. Novel repeat polymorphisms of the dopaminergic neurotransmitter genes among dogs and wolves.Mammalian Genome, 18: 871-879.

Horváth, Zs., Igyártó, B.Z., Magyar, A., Miklósi, Á. 2007. Three different coping styles in police dogs exposed to a short-term challenge. Hormones and Behavior, 52: 621–630.

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

Lakatos, G., Dóka, A., Miklósi, Á. 2007. The role of visual cues in the comprehension of the human pointing signals in dogs. International Journal of Comparative Psychology, 20: 341-350.

Miklósi, Á., Topál, J., Csányi, V. 2007. Big thoughts in small brains? Dogs as a model for understanding human social cognition. NeuroReport, 18: 467-471.

Pogány, Á., Székely, T. 2007. Female choice in the penduline tit Remiz pendulinus: the effects of nest size and male mask size. Behaviour, 144: 411-427.

Range, F., Viranyi, Zs., Huber, L. 2007. Selective imitation in domestic dogs. Current Biology, 17: 868-872.

Vas, J., Topál, J., Péch, É., Miklósi Á. 2007. Measuring attention deficit and activity in dogs: A new application and validation of a human ADHD questionnaire. Applied Animal Behaviour Science, 103: 105-117.


Horváth, G. F., Schäffer, D. A., Molnár, D., Pogány, Á. 2006. Kisemlősök populációs és közösségi vizsgálata két ártéri erdőtípusban. Natura Somogyiensis, 1: 325-332.

Kerepesi, A., Kubinyi, E., Jonsson, G.K., Magnusson, M.S., Miklósi, Á. 2006. Behavioural comparison of human-animal (dog) and human-robot (AIBO) interactions. Behavioural Processes, 73: 92-99.

Markó, G., Gyuricza, V., Bernáth J., Bisztray, Gy. D., Altbäcker, V. 2006. A borókarágást befolyásoló tényezők és hatásuk a Kiskunsági Nemzeti Park borókásaira. Természetvédelmi Közlemények, 12: 165-178.

Miklósi, Á., Soproni, K. 2006. A comparative analysis of animals’ understanding of the human pointing gesture. Animal Cognition, 9: 81-93.

Molnár, Cs., Pongrácz, P., Dóka, A., Miklósi, Á. 2006. Can humans discriminate between dogs on the base of the acoustic parameters of barks? Behavioural Processes, 73: 76-83.

Pongrácz, P., Molnár, Cs., Miklósi, Á. 2006. Acoustic parameters of dog barks carry emotional information for humans.Applied Animal Behaviour Science, 100: 228-240.

Topál, J., Byrne, R.W., Miklósi, Á., Csányi, V. 2006. Reproducing human actions and action sequences: “Do as I Do!” in a dog. Animal Cognition, 9: 355-367.

Topál, J., Erdőhegyi, Á., Mányik R., Miklósi Á. 2006. Mindreading in a dog: an adaptation of a primate ‘mental attribution’ study. International Journal of Psychology and Psychological Therapy, 6: 365-379.

Váczi, O., Koósz, B., Altbäcker, V. 2006. Modified ambient temperature peception affects daily activity patterns in the European ground squirrel. Journal of Mammalogy, 87: 54-59.

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.


Csatádi, K., Kustos, K., Eiben, Cs., Bilkó, Á., Altbäcker, V. 2005. Even minimal human contact linked to the nursing reduces fear responses toward humans in rabbits. Applied Animal Behaviour Science, 95: 123-128.

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.

Kerepesi, A., Jonsson, G.K., Miklósi, Á., Topál, J., Csányi, V., Magnusson, M.S. 2005. Detection of temporal patterns in dog-human interaction. Behavioural Processes, 70: 69-79.

Miklósi, Á., Pongrácz, P., Lakatos, G., Topál, J., Csányi, V. 2005. A comparative study of the use of visual communicative signals in interactions between dogs (Canis familiaris) and humans and cats (Felis catus) and humans.Journal of Comparative Psychology, 119: 179-186.

Miklósi, Á., Topál, J. 2005. Is there a simple recipe for how to make friends? Commentary. Trends in Cognitive Sciences, 9: 463-464.

Pongrácz, P., Miklósi, Á., Molnár, Cs., Csányi, V. 2005. Human listeners are able to classify dog barks recorded in different situations. Journal of Comparative Psychology, 119: 136-144.

Pongrácz, P., Miklósi, Á., Vida, V., Csányi, V. 2005. The pet-dogs’ ability for learning from a human demonstrator in a detour task is independent from the breed and age. Applied Animal Behaviour Science, 90: 309-323.

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.

Topál, J., Kubinyi, E., Gácsi, M., Miklósi, Á. 2005. Obeying social rules: A comparative study on dogs and humans.Journal of Cultural and Evolutionary Psychology, 3: 213-239.

Vas, J., Topál, J., Gácsi, M., Miklósi, Á., Csányi, V. 2005. A friend or an enemy? Dogs’ reaction to an unfamiliar person showing behavioural cues of threat and friendliness at different times.Applied Animal Behaviour Science, 94: 99-115.


Byrne, R.W., Barnard, P.J., Davidson, I., Janik, V.M., McGrew, M.C., Miklósi, Á., Wiessner, P. 2004. Understanding culture across species. Trends in Cognitive Sciences, 8: 341-346.

Horváth, G. F., Pogány, Á., Hamburger, K., Sárkány, H. 2004. A védett csalitjáró pocok, Microtus agrestis (Linnaeus, 1761) újabb csapdázásos adatai a Kis-Balaton területén. Állattani Közlemények, 1: 27-35.

Horváth, G. F., Pogány, Á., Hamburger, K., Schäffer, D. A. 2004. A védett csalitjáró pocok, Microtus agrestis (Linnaeus, 1761) országos elterjedése az 1999-ig gyűjtött adatok alapján. Természetvédelmi Közlemények, 11: 607-611.

Gácsi, M., Miklósi, Á., Varga, O., Topál, J., Csányi, V. 2004. Are readers of our face readers of our minds? Dogs (Canis familiaris) show situation-dependent recognition of human’s attention.Animal Cognition, 7: 144-153.

Kubinyi, E., Miklósi, Á., Kaplan, F., Gácsi, M., Topál, J., Csányi, V. 2004. Social behaviour of dogs encountering AIBO, an animal-like robot in a neutral and in a feeding situation. Behavioural Processes, 65: 231-239.

Miklósi, Á., Topál, J., Csányi, V. 2004. Comparative social cognition: What can dogs teach us?Animal Behaviour, 67: 995-1004.

Pongrácz, P., Miklósi, Á., Timár-Geng K., Csányi V. 2004. Verbal attention getting as a key factors in social learning between dog (Canis familiaris) and human. Journal of Comparative Psychology, 118: 375-383.

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.


Kubinyi, E., Miklósi, Á., Topál, J., Csányi, V. 2003. Social mimetic behaviour and social anticipation in dogs: preliminary results. Animal Cognition, 6: 57-63.

Kubinyi, E., Topál, J., Miklósi, Á., Csányi, V. 2003. Dogs (Canis familiaris) learn from their owners via observation in a manipulation task. Journal of Comparative Psychology, 117: 156-165.

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: 763-766.

Pongrácz, P., Altbäcker, V. 2003. Arousal, but not nursing, is necessary to elicit a decreased fear reaction toward humans in rabbit (Oryctolagus cuniculus) pups. Developmental Psychobiology, 43: 192-199.

Pongrácz, P., Miklósi, Á., Dóka, A., Csányi, V. 2003. Successful application of video-projected human images for signalling to dogs. Ethology, 109: 809-821.

Pongrácz, P., Miklósi, Á., Kubinyi, E., Topál, J., Csányi, V. 2003. Interaction between individual experience and social learning in dogs. Animal Behaviour, 65: 595-603.

Pongrácz, P., Miklósi, Á., Timár-Geng, K., Csányi, V. 2003. Preference for copying unambiguous demonstrations in dogs. Journal of Comparative Psychology, 117: 337-343.

Szetei, V., Miklósi, Á., Topál, J., Csányi V. 2003. When dogs seem to lose their nose: an investigation on the use of visual and olfactory cues in communicative context between dog and owner. Applied Animal Behaviour Science, 83: 141-152.


Kaplan, F., Oudeyer, P.-Y., Kubinyi, E., Miklósi, Á. 2002. Robotic clicker training. Robotics and Autonomous Systems, 38: 197-206.

Katona, K., Váczi, O., Altbäcker, V. 2002. Topographic distribution and daily activity of the European ground squirrel population in Bugacpuszta, Hungary. Acta Theriologica,, 47: 45-54. 

Miklósi, Á. 2002. Can dancing replace scientific approach: Lost (again) in chimpocentrism.Behavioral and Brain Sciences, 25: 633-634.

Miklósi, Á. 2002. On the usefulness and limits of functional analogies. Animal Cognition, 5: 17-18.

Naderi, Sz., Miklósi, Á., Dóka, A., Csányi, V. 2002. Does dog-human attachment affect their inter-specific cooperation?Acta Biologica Hungarica, 53: 537-550.

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