PhD Students

Budai Zsófia
Zsófia Budai

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



Bognár Zsófia
Zsófia Bognár

Topic: The connection between head shape and behaviour in dogs.


Cecilia de Morais Carreiro

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



Csepregi Melitta
Melitta Csepregi

Topic: Cooperation and prosocial behaviour in dog-human and robot human interactions.



Czinege Nikolett

Nikolett Czinege

Topic: Dog-robot interaction.


Barbara Csibra

Topic: Comparative analysis of human executive function analogues.



Csizmadia Gábor

Gábor Csizmadia

Topic: .


Dobó Zsófia
Zsófia Dobó

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


Elodie Ferrando
Elodie Ferrando

Topic: Voice processing preferences in domestic mammals.

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.





Estifanos Tewelde

Topic: .



Farkas Eszter

Eszter Farkas

Topic: Species preference in visual and auditory social perception – comparative fMRI studies in dogs and humans.


Fekete Szivia
Szilvia Fekete DVM

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

Katharine Creagh
Katharine Creagh


Beáta Korcsok

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


Korom Ágnes
Ágnes Korom

Topic: The impact of digital devices on children’s cognitive and social-emotional development.


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Enikő Kovács

Topic: The dog (Canis familiaris) as a model for the socio-cognitive features of autism.



Lívia Langner

Topic: The applicability of canine-assisted intervention in post-stroke neurorehabilitation.


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 dogs’ vocalisation.




Eszter Mátrai

Topic: Ex-situ dolphin research.



Boglárka Morvai

Topic: Social learning of sex roles.


Muhzina Shajid Pyari
Muhzina Shajid Pyari

Topic: Socio-cognitive capacity of domestic cat.




Surányi Kinga
Kinga Surányi

Topic: Individual voice recognition in dogs.

Rebeka Szőke

Topic: The effects of digital media use on social-cognitive skills and mental health in children and adolescents.



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.


Zsuzsanna Szamosvölgyi

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


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.


Tóth KataKata Tóth

Topic: Human-animal interactions.




Tóth KingaKinga Tóth

Topic: The Comparative Study of the Development of Speech Perception through the Process of Perceptual Narrowing and Social Gating Hypothesis.


Tóth-Farkas RenátaTóth-Farkas Renáta

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



Vékony KataVékony Kata

Topic: Within-group dynamics and their potential association with the social and individual problem-solving behavior in dogs.