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Does your dog have social skills?

A study suggests that viewing the owner’s face works as a positive social reinforcement for dogs. Learn more about this and other surprising results about “man’s best friend”.

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"Neurobiology of Aging" publishes findings of a research project supported by the BIAL Foundation

The research team led by João Marques-Teixeira has published, in the scope of the research project The Aging Social Brain – Neural and behavioral age-related changes in social cognition and decision-making supported by the Bial Foundation, the paper Age differences in neural correlates of feedback processing after economic decisions under risk in the journal Neurobiology of Aging.

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Research project supported by the BIAL Foundation was published in the Frontiers in Psychology

In the scope of the research project 169/16 - The potential effect of behavioral stimulation on social competence in dogs (via endogenous oxytocin release) supported by the BIAL Foundation, the research team has published the paper Gaze-following and reaction to an aversive social interaction have corresponding associations with variation in the OXTR gene in dogs but not in human infants in the journal Frontiers in Psychology.

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Research project supported by the BIAL Foundation was published in the journal Psychological Research

The article The effect of height and shoulder-to-hip ratio on interpersonal space in virtual environment has been published in the journal Psychological Research in the scope of the research project 143/14 - From audio-visual perception to action: the processing of spatio-temporal components, supported by the BIAL Foundation.

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