S Marshall-Pescini

Summary

Affiliation: University of Milan
Country: Italy

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Is your choice my choice? The owners' effect on pet dogs' (Canis lupus familiaris) performance in a food choice task
    E Prato-Previde
    Istituto di Psicologia, Universita di Milano, Via T Pini 1, 20134 Milan, Italy
    Anim Cogn 11:167-74. 2008
  2. ncbi request reprint Chimpanzees (Pan troglodytes) and the question of cumulative culture: an experimental approach
    Sarah Marshall-Pescini
    Centre for Social Learning and Cognitive Evolution, University of St Andrews, St Andrews, KY16 9JU, UK
    Anim Cogn 11:449-56. 2008
  3. doi request reprint Social learning of nut-cracking behavior in East African sanctuary-living chimpanzees (Pan troglodytes schweinfurthii)
    Sarah Marshall-Pescini
    Centre for Social Learning and Cognitive Evolution, School of Psychology, University of St Andrews, St Andrews, Scotland
    J Comp Psychol 122:186-94. 2008
  4. doi request reprint Are dogs (Canis familiaris) misled more by their owners than by strangers in a food choice task?
    S Marshall-Pescini
    Dipartimento di Scienze e Tecnologie Biomediche, Sezione di Psicologia, Universita di Milano, Via Fratelli Cervi 93, Segrate, MI, Italy
    Anim Cogn 14:137-42. 2011
  5. doi request reprint Gaze alternation in dogs and toddlers in an unsolvable task: evidence of an audience effect
    S Marshall-Pescini
    Sez di Psicologia, Dipartimento di Fisiopatologia Medico Chirurgica e dei Trapianti, Universita di Milano, Milan, Italy
    Anim Cogn 16:933-43. 2013
  6. ncbi request reprint The effect of preferential paw usage on dogs' (Canis familiaris) performance in a manipulative problem-solving task
    S Marshall-Pescini
    Sezione di Psicologia, Dipartimento di Fisiopatologia Medico Chirurgica e dei Trapianti, Facolta di Medicina, Universita di Milano, Italy Electronic address
    Behav Processes 100:40-3. 2013
  7. pmc Do dogs (Canis lupus familiaris) make counterproductive choices because they are sensitive to human ostensive cues?
    Sarah Marshall-Pescini
    Department of Biomedical Sciences and Technologies, University of Milan, Milan, Italy
    PLoS ONE 7:e35437. 2012
  8. doi request reprint Agility and search and rescue training differently affects pet dogs' behaviour in socio-cognitive tasks
    Sarah Marshall-Pescini
    Dipartimento Scienze e Tecnologie Biomediche, Sezione di Psicologia, Universita di Milano, Milano, Italy
    Behav Processes 81:416-22. 2009
  9. doi request reprint Does training make you smarter? The effects of training on dogs' performance (Canis familiaris) in a problem solving task
    Sarah Marshall-Pescini
    Istituto di Psicologia, Universita di Milano, Via T Pini 1, 20134 Milano, Italy
    Behav Processes 78:449-54. 2008
  10. doi request reprint Comment on "Differential sensitivity to human communication in dogs, wolves, and human infants"
    S Marshall-Pescini
    Department of Biomedical Sciences and Technologies, University of Milan, 20134 Milan, Italy
    Science 329:142; author reply 142. 2010

Detail Information

Publications13

  1. ncbi request reprint Is your choice my choice? The owners' effect on pet dogs' (Canis lupus familiaris) performance in a food choice task
    E Prato-Previde
    Istituto di Psicologia, Universita di Milano, Via T Pini 1, 20134 Milan, Italy
    Anim Cogn 11:167-74. 2008
    ..These results provide evidence that dogs can be influenced by their owners even when their indications are clearly in contrast with direct perceptual information, thus leading dogs to ultimately make counterproductive choices...
  2. ncbi request reprint Chimpanzees (Pan troglodytes) and the question of cumulative culture: an experimental approach
    Sarah Marshall-Pescini
    Centre for Social Learning and Cognitive Evolution, University of St Andrews, St Andrews, KY16 9JU, UK
    Anim Cogn 11:449-56. 2008
    ....
  3. doi request reprint Social learning of nut-cracking behavior in East African sanctuary-living chimpanzees (Pan troglodytes schweinfurthii)
    Sarah Marshall-Pescini
    Centre for Social Learning and Cognitive Evolution, School of Psychology, University of St Andrews, St Andrews, Scotland
    J Comp Psychol 122:186-94. 2008
    ..Direct comparisons are made with a study carried out in the wild, revealing striking similarities in developmental profiles...
  4. doi request reprint Are dogs (Canis familiaris) misled more by their owners than by strangers in a food choice task?
    S Marshall-Pescini
    Dipartimento di Scienze e Tecnologie Biomediche, Sezione di Psicologia, Universita di Milano, Via Fratelli Cervi 93, Segrate, MI, Italy
    Anim Cogn 14:137-42. 2011
    ....
  5. doi request reprint Gaze alternation in dogs and toddlers in an unsolvable task: evidence of an audience effect
    S Marshall-Pescini
    Sez di Psicologia, Dipartimento di Fisiopatologia Medico Chirurgica e dei Trapianti, Universita di Milano, Milan, Italy
    Anim Cogn 16:933-43. 2013
    ..Taken together, these results suggest that gaze alternation is both an intentional and referential communicative act and that both species can take into account the need for audience attention when communicating with them. ..
  6. ncbi request reprint The effect of preferential paw usage on dogs' (Canis familiaris) performance in a manipulative problem-solving task
    S Marshall-Pescini
    Sezione di Psicologia, Dipartimento di Fisiopatologia Medico Chirurgica e dei Trapianti, Facolta di Medicina, Universita di Milano, Italy Electronic address
    Behav Processes 100:40-3. 2013
    ..No differences emerged between right- and left-pawed dogs. Results are discussed in relation to previous studies on lateralization. ..
  7. pmc Do dogs (Canis lupus familiaris) make counterproductive choices because they are sensitive to human ostensive cues?
    Sarah Marshall-Pescini
    Department of Biomedical Sciences and Technologies, University of Milan, Milan, Italy
    PLoS ONE 7:e35437. 2012
    ..The discussion addresses possible motives for discrepancies with previous studies suggesting that both the intentionality and the directionality of the action may be important in causing dogs' social biases...
  8. doi request reprint Agility and search and rescue training differently affects pet dogs' behaviour in socio-cognitive tasks
    Sarah Marshall-Pescini
    Dipartimento Scienze e Tecnologie Biomediche, Sezione di Psicologia, Universita di Milano, Milano, Italy
    Behav Processes 81:416-22. 2009
    ..Thus overall, it seems that the dogs' human-directed communicative behaviours are significantly influenced by their individual training experiences...
  9. doi request reprint Does training make you smarter? The effects of training on dogs' performance (Canis familiaris) in a problem solving task
    Sarah Marshall-Pescini
    Istituto di Psicologia, Universita di Milano, Via T Pini 1, 20134 Milano, Italy
    Behav Processes 78:449-54. 2008
    ..These results indicate that high levels of training improve dogs' problem solving ability, with dogs appearing to be more proactive in the their interaction with novel objects...
  10. doi request reprint Comment on "Differential sensitivity to human communication in dogs, wolves, and human infants"
    S Marshall-Pescini
    Department of Biomedical Sciences and Technologies, University of Milan, 20134 Milan, Italy
    Science 329:142; author reply 142. 2010
    ..We suggest that a simpler learning process, local enhancement, can account for errors made by dogs...
  11. doi request reprint Social referencing in dog-owner dyads?
    I Merola
    Dipartimento di Scienze e Tecnologie Biomediche, Sezione di Psicologia, Facolta di Medicina, Universita di Milano, via F Cervi 93, 20090, Segrate, MI, Italy
    Anim Cogn 15:175-85. 2012
    ..Results are discussed in relation to studies on human-dog communication, attachment and social learning...
  12. doi request reprint Dogs' comprehension of referential emotional expressions: familiar people and familiar emotions are easier
    I Merola
    Sez di Psicologia, Dipartimento di Fisiopatologia Medico Chirurgica e dei Trapianti, Universita di Milano, Milan, Italy
    Anim Cogn 17:373-85. 2014
    ..However, negative emotional messages and those delivered by strangers are not as clear to dogs. ..
  13. ncbi request reprint How do apes ape?
    Andrew Whiten
    Centre for Social Learning and Cognitive Evolution, Scottish Primate Research Group, School of Psychology, University of St Andrews, St Andrews, Fife, Scotland
    Learn Behav 32:36-52. 2004
    ..We conclude by sketching the kind of decision tree that appears to underlie the deployment of these alternatives...