Rebecca Ashton

Postgraduate Researcherrebecca ashton

Research

My research examines the ability of dogs to ignore prior learning with the use of gestures conveyed by humans, and encompasses associative processes, object permanence and socio-cognition of pet dogs.

Publications and Presentations

Ashton, R., & De Lillo, C. (2009). The role of association and of human informative gestures in the control of spatial search in domestic dogs (Canis familiaris). Journal of Veterinary Behavior: Clinical Applications and Research, 4(2), p50-51. Also presented at Canine Science Forum, University of Budapest, Hungary. pdf

Ashton, R., & De Lillo, C. (2009). Association, inhibition and object permanence in dogs’ (Canis familiaris) spatial search. Presentation at the Experimental Psychology Society Meeting, Leicester.

Ashton, R., & De Lillo, C. (2009). Do dogs sometimes disregard the actions of humans when it comes to searching for food? Poster presentation at the Festival of Postgraduate Research, University of Leicester.

Ashton, R., & De Lillo, C. (2010). Presentation at the 2nd Canine Science Forum, University of Vienna, Austria.

Ashton, R., & De Lillo, C. (2011). Association, inhibition and object permanence in dogs' (Canis familiaris) spatial search. Journal of Comparative Psychology. pdf

Ashton, R., & De Lillo, C. (2011).

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