Peter Hepper

Professor

  • Room 02.512 - David Keir Building

    United Kingdom

1983 …2018

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Research Output

2018

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

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1 Citation (Scopus)
105 Downloads (Pure)

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

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2 Citations (Scopus)
149 Downloads (Pure)

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

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6 Citations (Scopus)
190 Downloads (Pure)

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

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6 Citations (Scopus)
131 Downloads (Pure)

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

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3 Citations (Scopus)
164 Downloads (Pure)
2017

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
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10 Citations (Scopus)
289 Downloads (Pure)

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

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10 Citations (Scopus)
3261 Downloads (Pure)

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

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

10 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
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3 Citations (Scopus)
597 Downloads (Pure)

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

9 Citations (Scopus)

Observing the fetus’ behaviour to assess its health: A case study examining the behaviour of the human fetus in response to maternal alcohol consumption.

Hepper, P., 2016, Fetal Development: Research on Brain and Behavior, Environmental Influences, and Emerging Technologies. Kisilevsky, B. S. & N. N. R. (eds.). Springer, p. 317-330

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

2015

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

13 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
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17 Citations (Scopus)
540 Downloads (Pure)

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)

2 Citations (Scopus)
2013

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)

1 Citation (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

25 Citations (Scopus)

The developmental origins of laterality: fetal handedness

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

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

39 Citations (Scopus)
2012

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

8 Citations (Scopus)

Does fetal handedness reflect the functional maturity of its brain?

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

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Fetal brain function in response to maternal alcohol consumption: Early evidence of damage

Hepper, P., Dornan, J. R. C. & Lynch, C., Dec 2012, In : Alcoholism: Clinical and Experimental Research. 36, 12, p. 2168-2175

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

16 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

3 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

9 Citations (Scopus)

Prenatal and early sucking influences on dietary preference in newborn, weaning, and young adult cats

Hepper, P. G., Wells, D. L., Millsopp, S., Kraehenbuehl, K., Lyn, S. A. & Mauroux, O., Oct 2012, In : Chemical Senses. 37, 8, p. 755-766 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

10 Citations (Scopus)

Sex differences in fetal habituation

Hepper, P., Dornan, J. R. C. & Lynch, C., May 2012, In : Developmental science. 15, 3, p. 373-383 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

18 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

4 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

6 Citations (Scopus)
2011

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

31 Citations (Scopus)
5 Downloads (Pure)

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

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

16 Citations (Scopus)
16 Citations (Scopus)
22 Downloads (Pure)
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

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

2 Citations (Scopus)

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

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

20 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

7 Citations (Scopus)

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

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

10 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

45 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

47 Citations (Scopus)
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