# publications in peer-reviewed journals: 28

# first author publications in peer-reviewed journals: 17

# last author publications in peer-reviewed journals: 5

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in preparation

Schrimpf, A., Single, S.-M., Nawroth, C. (in preparation) Social referencing in horses.

Nawroth, C., Deliglise, T., McElligott A.G. (in preparation) Physical problem-solving in goats.

Nawroth, C., Langbein, J. (in preparation) Differentiation of „unwilling“ vs „unable“ in goats.



Gygax, L., Nawroth, C. (2019) Commentary: Farm animals are not humans in sheep clothing. Animal Sentience 25(25). Link.

Nawroth, C., Langbein, J. (2019) Editorial: “Advances and Perspectives in Farm Animal Cognition”. Frontiers in Veterinary Science 6: 172. doi: 10.3389/fvets.2019.00172

Nawroth, C., Langbein, J., Coulon, M., Gabor, V., Oesterwind, S., Benz-Schwarzburg, J., von Borell, E. (2019) Farm animal cognition: Linking behaviour, welfare and ethics. Frontiers in Veterinary Science 6: 24. doi: 10.3389/fvets.2019.00024

Baciadonna, L., Nawroth, C., Briefer, E. F., McElligott, A. G. (2019) Perceptual lateralization of vocal stimuli in goats. Current Zoology 65(1): 67–74. doi: 10.1093/cz/zoy022


Ebersbach, M., Nawroth, C. (2018) Shape but not color facilitates two-year-olds’ search performance in a spatial rotation task. Infancy 23(6): 820–832. doi: 10.1111/infa.12259

Baciadonna, L., Duepjan, S., Briefer, E., Padilla de la Torre, M., Nawroth, C. (2018) Looking on the bright side of livestock emotions – the potential of their transmission to promote positive welfare. Frontiers in Veterinary Science 5: 218. doi: 10.3389/fvets.2018.00218

Langbein, J., Krause, A., Nawroth, C. (2018) Human-directed behaviour in goats is not affected by short-term positive handling. Animal Cognition 21(6): 795–803. doi: 10.1007/s10071-018-1211-1

Nawroth, C., Albuquerque, N., Savalli, C., Single, M.-S., McElligott, A. G. (2018) Goats prefer positive human emotional facial expressions. Royal Society Open Science 5: 180491. doi: 10.1098/rsos.180491

Cauchoix, M., Chow, P. K. Y., van Horik, J. O., Atance, C. M., Barbeau, E. J., Barragan-Jason, G., Bize, P., Boussard, A., Buechel, S. D., Cabirol, A., Cauchard, L., Claidière, N., Dalesman, S., Devaud, J. M., Didic, M., Doligez, B., Fagot, J., Fichtel, C., Henke-von der Malsburg, J., Hermer, E., Huber, L., Huebner, F., Kappeler, P. M., Klein, S., Langbein, J., Langley, E. J.G., Lea, S. E. G., Lihoreau, M., Lovlie, H., Matzel, L. D., Nakagawa, S., Nawroth, C., Oesterwind,. S., Sauce, B., Smith, E., Sorato, E., Tebbich, S., Wallis, L. J., Whiteside, M. A., Wilkinson, A., Chaine, A. S., Morand-Ferron J. (2018) The repeatability of cognitive performance: a meta-analysis. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B 373: 20170281. doi: 10.1098/rstb.2017.0281

Burla, J.-B., Siegwart, J., Nawroth, C. (2018) Human demonstration does not facilitate the performance of horses (Equus caballus) in a spatial problem-solving task. Animals 8(6): 96. doi: 10.3390/ani8060096

Nawroth, C., Langbein, J., Puppe, B. (2018) Swine cognition. Encyclopedia of Animal Cognition and Behavior. doi: 10.1007/978-3-319-47829-6_1461-1

Baruzzi, C., Nawroth, C., McElligott, A. G., Baciadonna, L. (2018) Motor asymmetry in goats during a stepping task. Laterality 23(5): 599–699  doi: 10.1080/1357650X.2017.1417993


Nawroth, C., Langbein, J. (2017) Taking livestock psychology back to the barn. Animal Behavior and Cognition 4: 519-521. doi: 10.26451/abc.

Nawroth, C., Trincas, E., Favaro, L. (2017) African penguins follow the gaze direction of conspecifics. PeerJ 5: e3459. doi: 10.7717/peerj.3459

Nawroth, C. (2017) Invited review: Socio-cognitive capacities of goats and its implications for human-animal interactions. Small Ruminant Research 150: 70–75. doi: 10.1016/j.smallrumres.2017.03.005

Nawroth, C., McElligott, A. G. (2017) Human head orientation and eye visibility as indicators of attention for goats (Capra hircus). PeerJ 5: e3073. doi: 10.7717/peerj.3073

Nawroth, C., Prentice, P. M., McElligott, A. G. (2017) Individual personality differences in goats predict their performance in visual learning and non-associative cognitive tasks. Behavioural Processes 134: 43–53. doi: 10.1016/j.beproc.2016.08.001


Ebersbach, M., Nawroth, C. (2016) The effects of visual discriminability and rotation angle on 30-month-olds‘ search performance in spatial rotation tasks. Frontiers in Psychology 7: 1648. doi: 10.3389/fpsyg.2016.01648

Baciadonna, L., Nawroth, C., McElligott, A. G. (2016) Judgement bias in goats (Capra hircus): Investigating the effects of human grooming. PeerJ 4: e2485. doi: 10.7717/peerj.2485

Nawroth, C., Baciadonna, L., McElligott, A. G. (2016) Goats learn socially from humans in a spatial problem-solving task. Animal Behaviour 121: 123–129. doi: 10.1016/j.anbehav.2016.09.004

Nawroth, C., Brett, J. M., McElligott, A. G. (2016) Goats display audience-dependent human-directed gazing behaviour in a problem-solving task. Biology Letters 12(7): 20160283. doi: 10.1098/rsbl.2016.0283

Nawroth, C., Ebersbach, M., von Borell, E. (2016) Are domestic pigs (Sus scrofa domestica) able to use complex human-given cues to find a hidden reward? Animal Welfare 25(2): 185–190. doi: 10.7120/09627286.25.2.185

Nawroth, C., von Borell, E., Langbein, J. (2016) – ‚Goats that stare at men‘ – revisited: Do dwarf goats alter their behaviour in response to eyes visibility and head direction of a human? Animal Cognition 19(3): 667–672. doi: 10.1007/s10071-016-0957-6


Nawroth, C., von Borell, E., Langbein, J. (2015) Object permanence in the dwarf goat (Capra aegagrus hircus): Perseveration errors and tracking of complex movements of hidden objects. Applied Animal Behaviour Science 167: 20–26. doi: 10.1016/j.applanim.2015.03.010

Nawroth, C. & von Borell, E. (2015) Domestic pigs´ (Sus scrofa domestica) use of direct and indirect visual and auditory cues in an object choice task. Animal Cognition 18(3): 757–766. doi: 10.1007/s10071-015-0842-8

Nawroth, C., von Borell, E., Langbein, J. (2015) ‘Goats that stare at men’ – Dwarf goats alter their behaviour in response to human head orientation but do not spontaneously use head direction as a cue in a food-related context. Animal Cognition 18(1): 65–73. doi: 10.1007/s10071-014-0777-5


Nawroth, C., von Borell, E., Langbein, J. (2014) Exclusion performance in dwarf goats (Capra aegagrus hircus) and sheep (Ovis orientalis aries). PLoS ONE 9(4): e93534. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0093534

Nawroth, C. & von Borell, E. (2014) Do young domestic pigs (Sus scrofa domestica) rely on object-specific cues in a simultaneous discrimination task? PeerJ PrePrints 2:e281v1 doi: 10.7287/peerj.preprints.281v1

Nawroth, C., Ebersbach, M., von Borell, E. (2014) Juvenile domestic pigs (Sus scrofa domestica) use human-given cues in an object choice task. Animal Cognition 17(3): 701–713. doi: 10.1007/s10071-013-0702-3


Nawroth, C., Ebersbach, M., von Borell, E. (2013) Are juvenile domestic pigs (Sus scrofa domestica) sensitive to the attentive states of humans? – The impact of impulsive choice on performance. Behavioural Processes 96: 53–58. doi: 10.1016/j.beproc.2013.03.002

Nawroth, C., Ebersbach, M., von Borell, E. (2013) A note on pigs´ knowledge of hidden objects. Archives Animal Breeding 56(86): 861–872. doi: 10.7482/0003-9438-56-086


Haun, D. B. M., Nawroth, C., Call, J. (2011) Great apes’ risk-taking strategies in a decision making task. PLoS ONE 6(12): e28801. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0028801


Yarali, A., Mayerle, M., Nawroth, C., Gerber, B. (2008): No evidence for visual context dependency of olfactory learning in Drosophila. Naturwissenschaften 95(8): 767–774. doi: 10.1007/s00114-008-0380-1


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