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Department of Developmental and Comparative Psychology

Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology

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04103 Leipzig

phone: +49 341 3550 - 400

e-mail: zeidler@[>>> Please remove the brackets! <<<]eva.mpg.de

Publications and Presentations

Publications

Nitzschner, M. (2014). Cooperation in the domestic dog (Canis lupus familiaris). PhD Thesis, Univ., Leipzig.
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Nitzschner, M., Kaminski, J., Melis, A., & Tomasello, M. (2014). Side matters: potential mechanisms underlying dogs' performance in a social eavesdropping paradigm. Animal Behaviour, 90, 263-271.
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Rossano, F., Nitzschner, M., & Tomasello, M. (2014). Domestic dogs and puppies can use human voice direction referentially. Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences, 281(1785): 20133201.
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Kaminski, J., & Nitzschner, M. (2013). Do dogs get the point? A review of dog–human communication ability. Learning and Motivation, 44(4), 294-302.
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Nitzschner, M., Melis, A. P., Kaminski, J., & Tomasello, M. (2012). Dogs (Canis familiaris) Evaluate Humans on the Basis of Direct Experiences Only. PLoS One, 7(10): e46880.
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Kaminski, J., Nitzschner, M., Wobber, V., Tennie, C., Bräuer, J., Call, J., & Tomasello, M. (2011). Do dogs distinguish rational from irrational acts? Animal Behaviour, 81(1), 195-203.
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Nitzschner, M. (2011). Reputation in domestic dogs. Diploma Thesis. Department of Biology, University of Halle-Wittenberg

Invited Talks

2013‘Dog-Human-Communication’ Psychology department, University of Kassel, Germany

Conference Work

2014

Nitzschner, M., Nagel, S., Herrmann, E., Tomasello, M. (2014). Training background and age affect the temperament of dogs (Canis familiaris). Poster presented at the Canine Science Forum, Lincoln, UK

2013

Nitzschner, M., Rossano, F., Tomasello, M. (2013). Dogs follow human voice direction. Poster presented at CompCog Transfer-of-knowledge conference, Vienna, Austria

2013

Nitzschner, M., Rossano, F., Tomasello, M. (2013). Dogs follow human voice direction like children do. Poster presented at Budapest CEU Conference on Cognitive Development, Budapest, Hungary

2012

Nitzschner, M., Kaminski, J., Melis, A., Tomasello, M. (2012). Dogs evaluate humans on the basis of direct experience only. Poster presented at the Canine Science Forum, Barcelona, Spain

2010

Nitzschner, M., Kaminski, J., Tennie, C., Braeuer, J., Call, J., Tomasello, M. (2010). Are dogs able to understand and copy actions rationally? Poster presented at the Canine Science Forum, Vienna, Austria

Selected media

2014

Unser Collie ist kein Lassie
Neue Zürcher Zeitung. 31.12.2014
http://www.nzz.ch/wissenschaft/biologie/unser-collie-ist-kein-lassie-1.18452848

2014

Kann ein Welpe mehr als ein Kind?
MDR: Sachsenspiegel. 23.06.2014

2014

Der Hund – Unser bester Freund und Helfer.
Arte: X:enius. 14.05.2014

2013

Wie gut verstehen Hunde uns wirklich?
ARD: W wie Wissen. 01.12.2013
http://www.daserste.de/information/wissen-kultur/w-wie-wissen/sendung/hunde-102.html

2012

Wie Hunde und Menschen miteinander “sprechen”.
Focus online. 09.12.2012
http://www.focus.de/wissen/natur/hunde/forschung/tid-27587/so-gewitzt-sind-die-vierbeine-wie-hunde-und-menschen-miteinander-sprechen_aid_832788.html

2011

Intelligenzbestien: Sind Tiere schlauer als wir denken?
Arte: X:enius, 01.08.2011