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Research Output 1983 2018

2018
1 Citation (Scopus)

Lack of association between paw preference and behaviour problems in the domestic dog, Canis familiaris

Wells, D. L., Hepper, P. G., Milligan, A. D. S. & Barnard, S., 12 Oct 2018, In : Applied Animal Behaviour Science.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
behavior problems
Dogs
dogs
Aggression
Fear
2 Citations (Scopus)

Laterality as a predictor of coping strategies in dogs entering a rescue shelter

Barnard, S., Wells, D. L. & Hepper, P. G., 23 Oct 2018, In : Symmetry. 10, 11, 15 p., 538.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
Dogs
Hydrocortisone
Extremities
Posture
Food
6 Citations (Scopus)

Lateralization of spontaneous behaviours in the domestic cat, Felis silvestris

McDowell, L. J., Wells, D. L. & Hepper, P. G., Jan 2018, In : Animal Behaviour. 135, p. 37-43 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
Felis
cats
animal
food
limb
4 Citations (Scopus)

Personality traits affecting judgement bias task performance in dogs (Canis familiaris)

Barnard, S., Wells, D., Milligan, A., Arnott, G. & Hepper, P., 27 Apr 2018, In : Scientific Reports.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
Task Performance and Analysis
Personality
Dogs
Fear
Aggression
3 Citations (Scopus)

Stability of motor bias in the domestic dog, Canis familiaris

Wells, D. L., Hepper, P. G., Milligan, A. D. S. & Barnard, S., Apr 2018, In : Behavioural Processes. 149, p. 1-7

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
Dogs
dogs
testing
Canidae
Direction compound
2017
10 Citations (Scopus)

Association Between Lateral Bias and Personality Traits in the Domestic Dog (Canis familiaris)

Barnard, S., Wells, D. L., Hepper, P. G. & Milligan, A. D. S., Aug 2017, In : Journal of Comparative Psychology. 131, 3, p. 246-256 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
Personality
Dogs
dogs
aggression
Functional Laterality
9 Citations (Scopus)

Cognitive bias and paw preference in the domestic dog, Canis familiaris

Wells, D., Hepper, P., Milligan, A. D. S. & Barnard, S., 18 May 2017, In : Journal of Comparative Psychology. 131, 4, p. 317-325 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
Dogs
dogs
limb
animal
asymmetry

Olfactory behaviour in companion animals

Hepper, P. & Wells, D., 2017, Olfaction in Animal Behaviour and Welfare. Nielsen, B. (ed.). Wallingford : CAB International, p. 201-213 13 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (peer-reviewed)

The role of olfaction in animal housing and as enrichment

Wells, D. & Hepper, P., 2017, Olfaction in Animal Behaviour and Welfare. Nielsen, B. (ed.). Wallingford: CAB International, p. 151-160 10 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (peer-reviewed)

2016
10 Citations (Scopus)

Comparing lateral bias in dogs and humans using the KongTM ball test

Wells, D. L., Hepper, P. G., Milligan, A. D. S. & Barnard, S., Mar 2016, In : Applied Animal Behaviour Science. 176, p. 70-76 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Dogs
dogs
testing
Hand
hands
3 Citations (Scopus)

Fetal umbilical artery Doppler pulsatility index and childhood neurocognitive outcome at 12 years

Mone, F., McConnell, B., Thompson, A., Segurado, R., Hepper, P., Stewart, M. C., Dornan, J. C., Ong, S., McAuliffe, F. M. & Shields, M. D., 15 Jun 2016, In : BMJ Open. 6, 6

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
Umbilical Arteries
Fetal Development
Pregnancy
Aptitude
Automatic Data Processing
9 Citations (Scopus)

Lateral bias and temperament in the domestic cat (Felis silvestris)

McDowell, L., Wells, D., Hepper, P. & Dempster, M., 2016, In : Journal of Comparative Psychology. 130, 4, p. 313-320 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Felis
temperament
Temperament
Cats
cats
2015
10 Citations (Scopus)

Behavior during the prenatal period: Adaptive for development and survival

Hepper, P., Mar 2015, In : Child Development Perspectives. 9, 1, p. 38-43

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

15 Citations (Scopus)

Olfaction: An overlooked sensory modality in applied ethology and animal welfare

Nielsen, B. L., Jezierski, T., Bolhuis, J. E., Amo, L., Rosell, F., Oostindjer, M., Christensen, J. W., McKeegan, D., Wells, D. L. & Hepper, P., 03 Dec 2015, In : Frontiers in Veterinary Science. 2, 69, p. 1-3 3 p., 69.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
2 Citations (Scopus)

Olfaction in the Order Carnivora: Family Canidae

Hepper, P. & Wells, D., Jul 2015, Handbook of Olfaction and Gustation. Doty, R. (ed.). New York: Wiley-Blackwell, p. 591-604

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (peer-reviewed)

2013
1 Citation (Scopus)

Fetal behaviour and the effects of maternal alcohol consumption

Hepper, P., 2013, Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders. A multidisciplinary approach. Carpenter, B., Blackburn, C. & Egerton, J. (eds.). Taylor and Francis, p. 53-64

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (peer-reviewed)

21 Citations (Scopus)

Long-term flavor recognition in humans with prenatal garlic experience

Hepper, P., Wells, D., Dornan, J. C. & Lynch, C., 2013, In : Developmental Psychobiology. 55, 5, p. 568–574

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Garlic
Solanum tuberosum
Mothers
Meals
Analysis of Variance

Psychosocial impact of orthognathic treatment: A follow-up study

McKeaveney, C., Hepper, P., Burden, D., Hunt, O. & Dempster, M., 2013, Psychology & Health. s1 ed. Vol. 28. p. 268

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

34 Citations (Scopus)

The developmental origins of laterality: fetal handedness

Hepper, P., 2013, In : Developmental Psychobiology. 55, p. 588-595

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2012
8 Citations (Scopus)

Alcohol delays the emergence of the fetal elicited startle response, but only transiently

Hepper, P., Dornan, J. C., Lynch, C. & Maguire, J. F., 20 Aug 2012, In : Physiology & Behavior. 107, 1, p. 76-81 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Does fetal handedness reflect the functional maturity of its brain?

Hepper, P., Lynch, C. & Wells, D., 2012.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

3 Citations (Scopus)

Fetal habituation in assisted conception

Joy, J., McClure, N., Hepper, P. & Cooke, I., Jun 2012, In : Early human development. 88, 6, p. 431-436 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

9 Citations (Scopus)

Olfactory discrimination in the western lowland gorilla, Gorilla gorilla gorilla

Hepper, P. & Wells, D., Apr 2012, In : Primates. 53, 2, p. 121-126 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Gorilla gorilla
lowlands
odors
Gorilla
mastication
4 Citations (Scopus)

The effect of priming on perceptions of dog breed traits

Wells, D., Morrison, D. J. & Hepper, P., Sep 2012, In : Anthrozoos. 25, 3, p. 369-377 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

dog breeds
shepherd
Dogs
German Shepherd
breeds
6 Citations (Scopus)

The personality of “aggressive” and “non-aggressive” dog owners

Wells, D. L. & Hepper, P. G., Oct 2012, In : Personality and Individual Differences. 53, 6, p. 770-773 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Personality
Dogs
Pets
Ownership
Newfoundland and Labrador
2011
30 Citations (Scopus)

A RCT of peer-mentoring for first-time mothers in socially disadvantaged areas (the moments study)

Cupples, M., Stewart, M., Percy, A., Hepper, P., Murphy, C. & Halliday, H., Mar 2011, In : Archives of Disease in Childhood. 96, 3, p. 252-258 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Vulnerable Populations
Mothers
Child Development
Health
Outcome Assessment (Health Care)

Feeding enrichment for moloch gibbons (Hylobates moloch)

Wells, D., Irwin, R., Hepper, P. & Cooper, T. C., Jul 2011, p. 141-141. 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Kin recognition

Hepper, P., 2011, The Oxford Handbook of Evolutionary Family Psychology. Salmon, C. A. & Shackelford, T. K. (eds.). Oxford University Press, p. 211-229 19 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (peer-reviewed)

Olfactory enrichment in the gorilla (Gorilla gorilla gorilla)

Hepper, P. & Wells, D., Jul 2011, p. 143-143. 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

The effect of visitors on the behaviour of zoo-housed chimpanzees and gorillas

Cooper, T. C., Wells, D. & Hepper, P., Jul 2011, p. 142-142. 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

2010

Alcohol and the behaviour of the human fetus

Hepper, P., 2010, In : Alcoholis. 30, p. 4-6 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

13 Citations (Scopus)

Individually identifiable body odors are produced by the gorilla and discriminated by humans

Hepper, P. & Wells, D., 26 Feb 2010, In : Chemical Senses. 35, 4, p. 263-268 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

15 Citations (Scopus)
Psychology
Counseling
Analysis of Variance
Reference Values
Referral and Consultation
2009

The human fetus and maternal alcohol consumption

Hepper, P., 2009, Alcohol-related Cognitive Disorders. Sher, L., Kandel, I. & Merrick, J. (eds.). Nova, New York, p. 57-66 10 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

2008
2 Citations (Scopus)

Haptic perception in the human foetus

Hepper, P., 2008, Human Haptic Perception. Basics and Applications. Grunwald, M. (ed.). Birkhauser, Basel, p. 149-154 6 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Olfaction in the Gorilla.

Hepper, P., Wells, D., McArdle, P., Coleman, D. & Challis, M., 2008, Chemical Signals in Vertebrates 11. Hurst, J. L., Benyon, R. J., Roberts, S. C. & Wyatt, T. D. (eds.). Springer, p. 103-110 8 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

2007
19 Citations (Scopus)

A note on the effect of olfactory stimulation on the behaviour and welfare of zoo-housed gorillas

Wells, D., Hepper, P., Coleman, D. & Challis, M. G., Aug 2007, In : Applied Animal Behaviour Science. 106, 1-3, p. 155-160 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

7 Citations (Scopus)

Fetal habituation performance: gestational age and sex effects

McCorry, N. & Hepper, P., Jun 2007, In : British Journal of Developmental Psychology. 25, 2, p. 277-292 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Fetal well-being: monitoring and assessment

Hepper, P., Dornan, J. R. C. & McKenna, D., 2007, Cambridge Handbook of Psychology, Health & Medicine. Ayers, S., Baum, A., McManus, C., Newman, S., Wallston, K., Weinman, J. & West, R. (eds.). Cambridge University Press, p. 711-714 4 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Prenatal development

Hepper, P., 2007, Introduction to Infant Development. 2nd edition. Slater, A. & Lewis, M. (eds.). Oxford University Press, p. 41-62 22 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

2 Citations (Scopus)
2006
10 Citations (Scopus)

Lateralised swimming behaviour in the California sea lion

Wells, D., Irwin, R. & Hepper, P., Jul 2006, In : Behavioural Processes. 73, 1, p. 121-123 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

43 Citations (Scopus)

Perinatal olfactory learning in the domestic dog

Hepper, P. & Wells, D., Mar 2006, In : Chemical Senses. 31(3), 3, p. 207-212 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

47 Citations (Scopus)

Prenatal olfactory learning in the domestic dog

Wells, D. & Hepper, P., Sep 2006, In : Animal Behaviour. 72(3), 3, p. 681-686 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2005

Auditory enrichment for zoo-housed gorillas (Gorilla gorilla gorilla)

Wells, D., Coleman, D. & Hepper, P., Aug 2005, p. 147-147. 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Das fetale Verhalten und seine Funktion für die menschliche Entwicklung

Hepper, P., 2005, Grundlagen einer vorgeburtlichen Psychologie. Krens, I. & Krens, H. (eds.). Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht, p. 63-82 20 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

45 Citations (Scopus)

How many footsteps do dogs need to determine the direction of an odour trail?

Hepper, P. & Wells, D., May 2005, In : Chemical Senses. 30(4), 4, p. 291-298 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

15 Citations (Scopus)

Maternal alcohol consumption during pregnancy may delay the development of spontaneous fetal startle behaviour

Hepper, P., Dornan, J. R. C. & Little, J. F., 17 Jan 2005, In : Physiology & Behavior. 83(5), 5, p. 711-714 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Olfactory discrimination in the gorilla

Hepper, P., Wells, D. & McArdle, P., Aug 2005, p. 44-45. 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper