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personal data approved: 2022. IX. 25.
Personal data
József Topál
name József Topál
name of institution
doctoral school
BME Doctoral School of Psychology (Cognitive Science) (Announcer of research topic)
ELTE Doctoral School of Psychology (Supervisor)
ELTE Doctoral School of Biology (Supervisor)
the share of work in the different doctoral schools. BME Doctoral School of Psychology (Cognitive Science) 20%
ELTE Doctoral School of Biology 80%
accreditation statement submitted to: Eötvös Loránd University, Budapest
Contact details
E-mail address topal.jozsefttk.mta.hu
phone number +36 29 415-187
own web page
Academic title
scientific degree, title CSc
year degree was obtained 2000
discipline to which degree belongs biology
institution granting the degree HAS
scientific degree, title DSc
year degree was obtained 2014
discipline to which degree belongs psychology
institution granting the degree HAS
Employment
2007 - MTATermészettudományi Kutatóközpont Kognitív Idegtudományi és Pszichológiai Int. (research institute, not university)
scientific consultant
Thesis topic supervisor
number of doctoral students supervised until now 10
number of students who fulfilled course requirements 4.5
students who obtained their degrees:
Orsolya Kiss PhD 2021  DSP2-BME
(50%) Katalin Oláh PhD 2018  DSP1-ELTE
Krisztina Hegedűs-Kovács PhD 2018  DSB-ELTE
(50%) Anna Gergely PhD 2015  DSB-ELTE
Zsófia Sümegi PhD 2015  DSB-ELTE
Judit Bánfiné Vas PhD 2008  DSB-ELTE
Zsófia Virányi PhD 2005  

completed course requirement:
Anna Hernádi (PhD) 2014/08  DSB-ELTE
Krisztina Bea Kovács (PhD) 2016/08  DSB-ELTE
present PhD students:
(50%) Édua Piroska Koós-Hutás (PhD) (2025/08)  DSP1-ELTE
(50%) Lívia Kata Langner (PhD) (2025/08)  DSB-ELTE
(50%) Enikő Kovács (PhD) (2023/08)  DSB-ELTE
(50%) Fruzsina Bérdi (PhD) (2023/08)  DSP1-ELTE
  Thesis topic proposals
Research
research area comparative social cognition
research field in which current research is conducted biology
psychology
Publications
2022

Kis Anna, Bolló Henrietta, Gergely Anna, Topál József: Intranasal oxytocin studies on dogs might not be double-blind, APPLIED ANIMAL BEHAVIOUR SCIENCE p. 105681.
type of document: Journal paper/Article
language: English
URL 
2021

Galambos Ágoston, Gergely Anna, Kovács Alexandra Barbara, Kiss Orsolya, Topál József: Affect matters: positive and negative social stimulation influences dogs’ behaviour in a subsequent situation involving an out-of-reach object, APPLIED ANIMAL BEHAVIOUR SCIENCE 236: 105242
type of document: Journal paper/Article
language: English
URL 
2021

Kiss Orsolya, Oláh Katalin, Fehér Lili Julia, Topál József: Social categorization based on permanent versus transient visual traits in neurotypical children and children with autism spectrum disorder, SCIENTIFIC REPORTS 11: (1) 6549
type of document: Journal paper/Article
language: English
URL 
2020

Kis Anna, Tóth Katinka, Kanizsár Orsolya, Topál József: The effect of oxytocin on yawning by dogs (Canis familiaris) exposed to human yawns, APPLIED ANIMAL BEHAVIOUR SCIENCE 223: 104916
type of document: Journal paper/Article
number of independent citations: 6
language: English
URL 
2020

Bódizs Róbert, Kis Anna, Gácsi Márta, Topál József: Sleep in the dog: comparative, behavioral and translational relevance, CURRENT OPINION IN BEHAVIORAL SCIENCES 33: pp. 25-33.
type of document: Journal paper/Article
number of independent citations: 11
language: English
URL 
2019

Topál József, Román Viktor, Turcsán Borbála: The dog (Canis familiaris) as a translational model of autism: It is high time we move from promise to reality, WILEY INTERDISCIPLINARY REVIEWS-COGNITIVE SCIENCE 10: (4) e1495
type of document: Journal paper/Review paper
number of independent citations: 11
language: English
URL 
2018

Kovács K, Virányi Z, Kis A, Turcsán B, Hudecz Á, Marmota MT, Koller D, Rónai Z, Gácsi M, Topál J: Dog-owner attachment is associated With oxytocin receptor gene polymorphisms in both parties. A comparative study on Austrian and Hungarian border collies, FRONTIERS IN PSYCHOLOGY 9: (APR) 435
type of document: Journal paper/Article
number of independent citations: 13
language: English
URL 
2018

Kiss O, Kovács K, Szánthó F, Topál J: Similarity between an unfamiliar human and the owner affects dogs’ preference for human partner when responding to an unsolvable problem, LEARNING & BEHAVIOR 46: (4) pp. 430-441.
type of document: Journal paper/Article
number of independent citations: 2
language: English
URL 
2017

Kis Anna, Szakadát Sára, Gácsi Márta, Kovács Enikő, Simor Péter, Török Csenge, Gombos Ferenc, Bódizs Róbert, Topál J: The interrelated effect of sleep and learning in dogs (Canis familiaris); an EEG and behavioural study, SCIENTIFIC REPORTS 7: 41873
type of document: Journal paper/Article
number of independent citations: 16
language: English
URL 
2017

Kis A, Ciobica A, Topál J: The effect of oxytocin on human-directed social behaviour in dogs (Canis familiaris), HORMONES AND BEHAVIOR 94: pp. 40-52.
type of document: Journal paper/Article
number of independent citations: 20
language: English
URL 
Number of independent citations to these publications:79 
Scientometric data
list of publications and citations
number of scientific publications that meet accreditation criteria:
176
number of scientific publications:
169
monographs and professional books:
0
monographs/books in which chapters/sections were contributed:
12 
scientific publications published abroad that meet the accreditation criteria:
129
publications not in Hungarian, published in Hungary, meeting the accreditation criteria:
7
number of independent citations to scientific publications and creative works:
5521

 
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