PhD Students

Abdai Judit
Judit Abdai

Topic: Interpretation of third-party social interaction in dogs.

Budai Zsófia
Zsófia Budai

Topic: The effect of mobile touch screen devices on the children’s cold and hot executive functions, emotion management.

Cecilia de Morais Carreiro

Topic: Neural correlates of attachment and its relationship with emotion regulation in dogs.



Czinege Nikolett

Nikolett Czinege

Topic: Dog-robot interaction.


Barbara Csibra

Topic: Comparative analysis of human executive function analogues.



Csizmadia Gábor

Gábor Csizmadia

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Dobó Zsófia
Zsófia Dobó

Topic: Examination of the relationship between aging dogs and owners, stress reactions and cognitive performance.


Tóth-Farkas RenátaTóth-Farkas Renáta

Topic: The effects of digital device usage on the socio-emotional development and pscyhological well-being of children.


Eleőd Huba
Huba Eleőd

Topic: Non-invasive electroencephalography of epileptic dogs during natural sleep: method validation and predictive diagnosis.

Egerer Anna

Anna Egerer

Topic: Cognitive aging in family dogs: measuring and monitoring cognitive decline during aging in dogs.




Emese Fazekas

Topic: The neurogenetic background of sex roles in rodents and birds.



Fekete Szivia
Szilvia Fekete DVM

Topic: From central nervous system sampling, to behavioural data: an interdisciplinary study of aging processes in the family dog

Gábor Anna_02
Anna Gábor

Topic: Neural mechanisms of social stimuli processing in dogs.


Ivaylo Iotchev

Topic: effects of learning and aging on the sleep-physiology of dogs.


Beáta Korcsok

Topic: Social robotics, Human-Robot Interaction (HRI). Ethologically inspired robot behaviour.


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Krisztina Kovács

Topic: Comparative research of sociocognitive skills and social sensitivity in dogs and children.


Fanni Lehoczki

Topic: Intra- and interspecific features of parent-offspring communication in dogs, and the ontogeny of puppy vocalizations.


Rita Lenkei

Topic: The dog as a new model for studying self-representation with a modular approach.

András Marx

Topic: The function of nonlinear phenomena in vocal communication.



Boglárka Morvai

Topic: Social learning of sex roles.


Muhzina Shajid Pyari
Muhzina Shajid Pyari

Topic: Socio-cognitive capacity of domestic cat.



Paula Pérez Fraga
Paula Pérez Fraga

Topic: Interspecific socio-communicative abilities of the family pig and family dog from a comparative ethological perspective.

Eszter Petró

Topic: Dog-robot interactions: Interpreting of other’s intent in dogs.



Reicher Vivien
Reicher Vivien

Topic: Neural and behavioural correlates of emotional processing and syncronisation in dogs.


Shany Dror
Shany Dror

Topic: The study of language-related concepts in dogs.


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Soufiane Bel Rhali

Topic: Links between activity, impulsivity, cognitive performance and intestinal microbiome in old family dogs.


Dóra Szabó

Topic: Investigating the factors influencing the cognitive state of aged dogs.


Zsuzsanna Szamosvölgyi

Topic: Ontogenesis of dog-vocalization especially to the newborn stage in dogs. Analysis and characterization of main types in newborn dog vocalization.


Flóra Szánthó

Topic: Emotion recognition and synchronisation in dogs.


Andrea Temesi

Topic: The role of oxytocin in human-pet interaction and attachment.


dr. Orsolya Julianna Torda

Topic: The environmental and congenital causes of voracity and obesity in dogs.