Peter Hepper

Professor

  • Room 02.512 - David Keir Building

    United Kingdom

1983 …2018

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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.

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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.

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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.

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6 Citations (Scopus)
191 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.

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6 Citations (Scopus)
132 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

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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.

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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.

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10 Citations (Scopus)
3263 Downloads (Pure)
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.

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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

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3 Citations (Scopus)
600 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.

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9 Citations (Scopus)
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.

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17 Citations (Scopus)
540 Downloads (Pure)
2013

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

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25 Citations (Scopus)

The developmental origins of laterality: fetal handedness

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

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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)

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

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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)
2010

Alcohol and the behaviour of the human fetus

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

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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.

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

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7 Citations (Scopus)
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.

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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.

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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.

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47 Citations (Scopus)
2005

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.

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46 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

15 Citations (Scopus)

Prenatal thumb sucking is related to postnatal handedness

Hepper, P., Wells, D. & Lynch, C., Jan 2005, In : Neuropsychologia. 43(3), 3, p. 313-315 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

109 Citations (Scopus)

The influence of olfactory stimulation on the behaviour of dogs housed in a rescue shelter

Graham, L., Wells, D. & Hepper, P., May 2005, In : Applied Animal Behaviour Science. 91, 1-2, p. 143-153 11 p.

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59 Citations (Scopus)

The influence of visual stimulation on the behaviour of dogs housed in a rescue shelter

Graham, L., Wells, D. & Hepper, P., May 2005, In : Animal Welfare. 14, 2, p. 143-148 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

16 Citations (Scopus)

The psychosocial effects of cleft lip and palate: a systematic review

Johnston, C., Hunt, O., Burden, D. & Hepper, P., Jan 2005, In : The European Journal of Orthodontics. 27(3), 3, p. 274-285 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

225 Citations (Scopus)

Unravelling our beginnings: Fetal psychology - an embryonic science

Hepper, P., 2005, In : Psychologist. 18, p. 474-477 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2003

Directional tracking in the domestic dog, Canis familiaris

Wells, D. & Hepper, P., 22 Dec 2003, In : Applied Animal Behaviour Science. 84, 4, p. 297-305 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

31 Citations (Scopus)
2002

Maternal alcohol consumption during pregnancy and fetal startle behaviour

Little, J. F., Hepper, P. & Dornan, J. C., 2002, In : Physiology & Behavior. 76, 4-5, p. 691-694 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

20 Citations (Scopus)

The aesthetic component of the index of orthodontic treatment need validated against lay opinion

Hunt, O., Hepper, P., Johnston, C., Stevenson, M. & Burden, D., Feb 2002, In : The European Journal of Orthodontics. 24, 1, p. 53-59 7 p.

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47 Citations (Scopus)

The influence of auditory stimulation on the behaviour of dogs housed in a rescue shelter

Wells, D., Graham, L. & Hepper, P., 2002, In : Animal Welfare. 11, 4, p. 385-393 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

83 Citations (Scopus)

The influence of length of time spent in a rescue shelter on the behaviour of kennelled dogs

Wells, D., Graham, L. & Hepper, P., 2002, In : Animal Welfare. 11, p. 317-325 9 p.

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The influence of maxillary gingival exposure on dental attractiveness ratings

Hunt, O., Johnston, C., Hepper, P., Burden, D. & Stevenson, M., Jan 2002, In : The European Journal of Orthodontics. 24, 2, p. 199-204 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

55 Citations (Scopus)
2001

Professional perceptions of the benefits of orthodontic treatment

Hunt, O., Hepper, P., Johnston, C., Burden, D. & Stevenson, M., Jan 2001, In : The European Journal of Orthodontics. 23, 3, p. 315-323 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

48 Citations (Scopus)

The behaviour of visitors towards dogs housed in a rescue shelter

Wells, D. & Hepper, P., 2001, In : Anthrozoos. 14, p. 12-18 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

109 Citations (Scopus)
2000

Effects of replicating primary-reflex movements on specific reading difficulties in children: a randomised, double-blind, controlled trial

McPhillips, M., Hepper, P. & Mulhern, G., 12 Feb 2000, In : Lancet. 355, 9203, p. 537-541 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

80 Citations (Scopus)

Habituation in fetuses of diabetic mothers

Doherty, N. N. & Hepper, P., Aug 2000, In : Early human development. 59, 2, p. 85-93 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

29 Citations (Scopus)