Dott.ssa Paola Lovrovich (Etologa)

Un pò di testi interessanti sul cavallo e l’etologia


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Call J., Brauer J., Kaminski J., Tomasello M., 2003. Domestic dogs (Canis familiaris) are sensitive to the attentional state of humans. J Comp Psychol 117:257–263. doi:10.1037/0735-7036.117.3.257


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Gácsi M., Györi B., Miklósi Á., Virányi Z., Kubinyi E., Topál J., Csányi V., 2005. Species-speciWc diVerences and similarities in the behavior of hand-raised dog and wolf pups in social situations with humans. Dev Psychobiol 47:111–122. doi:10.1002/dev. 20082


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. Anim Cogn 7:144–153. doi:10.1007/s10071-003-0205-8


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Hare B., Call J., Agnetta B., Tomasello M. 2000. Chimpanzees know what conspecifics do and do not see. Anim Behav 59:771–785


Hare B., Plyusnina I., Ignacio N., Schepina O., Stepika A., Wrangham R.,Trut L., 2005. Social cognitive evolution in captive foxes is a correlated by-product of experimental domestication. Curr Biol 15:226–230. doi:10.1016/j.cub.2005.01.040


Hostetter A.B., Russell J.L., Freeman H., Hopkins W.D., 2007. Now you see me, now you don’t: evidence that chimpanzees understand the role of the eyes in attention. Anim Cogn 10:55–62. doi:10.1007/ s10071-006-0031-x


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Krueger K., Flauger B., Farmer K., Maros K. 2011. Horses (Equus caballus) use human local enhancement cues and adjust to human attention. Anim Cogn 14:187–201.DOI 10.1007/s10071-010-0352-7


Krueger K., 2011. La rilevanza della cognizione sociale del cavallo per il suo benessere. Conferenza aperta  “Il benessere del cavallo – Oggi-”Facoltà di Medicina Veterinaria Pisa.


Maros K., Gácsi M., Miklósi Á., 2008. Comprehension of human pointing gestures in horses (Equus caballus). Anim Cogn 11:457–466. doi:10.1007/s10071-008-0136-5


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McKinley J., Sambrook T.D., 2000. Use of human-given cues by domestic dogs (Canis familiaris) and horses (Equus caballus). Anim Cogn 3:13–22. doi:10.1007/s100710050046


McLean A.N. 2004. Short-term spatial memory in the domestic horse. Appl Anim Behav Sci 85:93–105.


Miklo´si A.,  Soproni K. 2006. A comparative analysis of animals’ understanding of the human. Anim Cogn  9: 81–93


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Povinelli D.J., Vonk J., 2003. Chimpanzee minds: suspiciously human? Trends Cogn Sci 7:157–160. doi:10.1016/S1364-6613(03)00053-6


Proops L., McComb K., 2010. Attributing attention: the use of human given cues by domestic horses (Equus caballus). Anim Cogn 13:197–205. doi:10.1007/s10071-009-0257-5


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Tomasello M., Call J., Hare B., 2003. Chimpanzees understand psychological states–the question is which ones and to what extent. Trends Cogn Sci 7:153–156. doi:10.1016/S1364-6613(03)00035-4


Virányi Z., Topál J., Gácsi M., Miklósi Á., Csányi V., 2004. Dogs respond appropriately to cues of humans’ attentional focus. Behav Process 66:161–172. doi:10.1016/j.beproc.2004.01.012





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