Preprints

ManyDogs Project, Espinosa, J., Bray, E., Buchsbaum, D., Byosiere, S.-E., Byrne, M., Freeman, M. S., Gnanadesikan, G., Guran, C.-N. A., Horschler, D., Huber, L., Johnston, A., MacLean, E., Pelgrim, M. H., Santos, L., Silver, Z. A., Stevens, J. R., Völter, C., & Zipperling, L. (2021). ManyDogs 1: A multi-lab replication study of dogs’ pointing comprehension. Animal Behavior & Cognition.

  • This is a stage 1 registered report where we have registered the methods of the study and are currently collecting data. This is part of the ManyDogs Project.
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Stevens, J.R., Mathias, M., Herridge, M., Hughes-Duvall, K., Wolff, L. M., & Yohe, M. (2022). Do owners know how impulsive their dogs are? PsyArXiv.

  • This paper demonstrates that owner perceptions of dog impulsivity do not predict how far the dogs were willing to travel for food.
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Forthcoming

Marvin, S., Sorenson, K., & Stevens, J.R. (forthcoming). Bringing human-animal interaction to sport: Potential impacts on athletic performance. European Journal of Sport Science.

  • This paper highlights the potential benefits of studying human-animal interactions within the context of sport.
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2022

Arce, W. & Stevens, J. R. (2022). A precise dispenser design for canine cognition research. Journal of Open Hardware, 6(1) 2.

  • This paper describes how to use a 3D printer to build a treat dispenser that is remotely controllable as well as act as an experiment computation, data storage, and networking center.
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2021

Stevens, J.R., Bosworth, M., Wolff, L.M., & Morstad, J. (2021). Dog and owner characteristics predict training success. Animal Cognition, 24(3), 219–230.

  • This paper demonstrates that dog disobedience, owner cognitive ability, and time spent training predicts a dog's success in passing the Canine Good Citizen obedience test.
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Thayer, E.R. & Stevens, J.R. (2021). Effects of human-animal interactions on affect and cognition. Human-Animal Interaction Bulletin, 10(2), 73-98.

  • This paper demonstrates that brief interactions with dogs can improve mood, stress, and anxiety but not attention and working memory.
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2020

Arce, W. & Stevens, J.R. (2020). Developing a computer-controlled treat dispenser for canine operant conditioning. Journal of Open Hardware, 4(1), 6.

  • This paper describes how to retro-fit a Treat & Train treat dispenser with new electronics that allow it to be remotely controllable as well as act as an experiment computation, data storage, and networking center.
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