Brian Hare, Professor of Evolutionary Anthropology and Psychology and Neuroscience and Member of Center for Cognitive Neuroscience and Faculty Network Member of Duke Institute for Brain Sciences and Associate of the Duke Initiative for Science & Society

Brian Hare
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Office Location:  004 Bio Sci Bldg, Durham, NC 27708
Office Phone:  (919) 660-7292
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Ph.D. Harvard University2004
Sofia Kovalevskaja AwardAlexander von Humboldt Foundation2004
M.A. Harvard University2000
B.A.Emory University1998
Research Interests: Human Cognitive Evolution

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  1. Gnanadesikan, GE; Hare, B; Snyder-Mackler, N; MacLean, EL (2020). Estimating the heritability of cognitive traits across dog breeds reveals highly heritable inhibitory control and communication factors.. Animal Cognition, 23(5), 953-964. [doi]  [abs]
  2. Bray, EE; Gruen, ME; Gnanadesikan, GE; Horschler, DJ; Levy, KM; Kennedy, BS; Hare, BA; MacLean, EL (2020). Cognitive characteristics of 8- to 10-week-old assistance dog puppies. Animal Behaviour, 166, 193-206. [doi]  [abs]
  3. Watowich, MM; MacLean, EL; Hare, B; Call, J; Kaminski, J; Miklósi, Á; Snyder-Mackler, N (2020). Age influences domestic dog cognitive performance independent of average breed lifespan.. Animal Cognition, 23(4), 795-805. [doi]  [abs]
  4. Gruen, ME; White, P; Hare, B (2020). Do dog breeds differ in pain sensitivity? Veterinarians and the public believe they do.. Plos One, 15(3), e0230315. [doi]  [abs]
  5. Brooks, J; Kays, R; Hare, B (2020). Coyotes living near cities are bolder: Implications for dog evolution and human-wildlife conflict. Behaviour, 157(3-4), 289-313. [doi]  [abs]