Here you can find a complete list of published research conducted at the Wolf Science Center since its foundation in 2008.

Articles in peer-reviewed journals

Banlaki, Z., Cimarelli, G., Viranyi, Z., Kubinyi, E., Sasvari-Szekely, M., & Ronai, Z. (2017)

DNA methylation patterns of behavior-related gene promoter regions dissect the gray wolf from domestic dog breeds. Molecular Genetics and Genomics, 292(3), 685-697.

Dale, R., Marshall-Pescini, S., & Range, F. (2017)

Do females use their sexual status to gain resource access? Investigating food-for-sex in wolves and dogs. Current Zoology, 63 (3), 323-330.

Dale, R., Range, F., Stott, L., Kotrschal, K., & Marshall-Pescini, S. (2017)

The influence of social relationship on food tolerance in wolves and dogs. Behavioral ecology and sociobiology, 71(7), 107.

Essler, J. L., Marshall-Pescini, S., & Range, F. (2017)

Domestication does not explain the presence of inequity aversion in dogs. Current Biology, 27(12), 1861-1865.

Lampe, M., Bräuer, J., Kaminski, J., & Virányi, Z. (2017)

The effects of domestication and ontogeny on cognition in dogs and wolves. Scientific reports, 7(1), 11690.

Marshall-Pescini, S., Cafazzo, S., Virányi, Z., & Range, F. (2017)

Integrating social ecology in explanations of wolf–dog behavioral differences. Current Opinion in Behavioral Sciences, 16, 80-86.

Marshall-Pescini, S., Rao, A., Virányi, Z., & Range, F. (2017)

The role of domestication and experience in ‘looking back’ towards humans in an unsolvable task. Scientific Reports, 7, 46636.

Marshall-Pescini, S., Schwarz, J. F., Kostelnik, I., Virányi, Z., & Range, F. (2017)

Importance of a species’ socioecology: Wolves outperform dogs in a conspecific cooperation task. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 114(44), 11793-11798.

Marshall-Pescini, S., Virányi, Z., 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, 8, 180.

Articles in peer-reviewed journals

Byosiere, S. E., Espinosa, J., Marshall-Pescini, S., Smuts, B., & Range, F. (2016)

Investigating the Function of Play Bows in Dog and Wolf Puppies (Canis lupus familiaris, Canis lupus occidentalis). PloS one, 11(12), e0168570.

Cafazzo, S., Lazzaroni, M., & Marshall-Pescini, S. (2016)

Dominance relationships in a family pack of captive arctic wolves (Canis lupus arctos): the influence of competition for food, age and sex. PeerJ, 4, e2707.

da Silva Vasconcellos, A., Virányi, Z., Range, F., Ades, C., Scheidegger, J. K., Möstl, E., & Kotrschal, K. (2016)

Training reduces stress in human-socialised wolves to the same degree as in dogs. PloS one, 11(9), e0162389.

Essler, J. L., Cafazzo, S., Marshall-Pescini, S., Virányi, Z., Kotrschal, K., & Range, F. (2016)

Play behavior in wolves: using the ‘50:50’ rule to test for egalitarian play styles. PloS one, 11(5), e0154150.

Heberlein, M. T., Turner, D. C., Range, F., & Virányi, Z. (2016)

A comparison between wolves, Canis lupus, and dogs, Canis familiaris, in showing behaviour towards humans. Animal behaviour, 122, 59-66.

Marshall-Pescini, S., Besserdich, I., Kratz, C., & Range, F. (2016)

Exploring differences in dogs’ and wolves’ preference for risk in a foraging task. Frontiers in psychology, 7, 1241.

Marshall-Pescini, S., Dale, R., Quervel-Chaumette, M., & Range, F. (2016)

Critical issues in experimental studies of prosociality in non-human species. Animal cognition, 19(4), 679-705.

Werhahn, G., Virányi, Z., Barrera, G., Sommese, A., & Range, F. (2016)

Wolves (Canis lupus) and dogs (Canis familiaris) differ in following human gaze into distant space but respond similar to their packmates’ gaze. Journal of Comparative Psychology, 130(3), 288.

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