Mag. Dr. Ludwig Huber
Summer term 2024
300156 SE Current topics in philosophy, theology and biology - Interdisciplinary discussions of current topics in Philosophy, Theology and Biology
Winter term 2023
300156 SE Current topics in philosophy, theology and biology - Interdisciplinary discussions of current topics in Philosophy, Theology and Biology
Summer term 2023
300156 SE Current topics in philosophy, theology and biology - Interdisciplinary discussions of current topics in Philosophy, Theology and Biology








Cauchoix, M, Chow, PKY, van Horik, JO, Atance, CM, Barbeau, EJ, Barragan-Jason, G, Bize, P, Boussard, A, Buechel, SD, Cabirol, A, Cauchard, L, Claidiere, N, Dalesman, S, Devaud, JM, Didic, M, Doligez, B, Fagot, J, Fichtel, C, Henke-von der Malsburg, J, Hermer, E, Huber, L, Huebner, F, Kappeler, PM, Klein, S, Langbein, J, Langley, EJG, Lea, SEG, Lihoreau, M, Lovlie, H, Matzel, LD, Nakagawa, S, Nawroth, C, Oesterwind, S, Sauce, B, Smith, EA, Sorato, E, Tebbich, S, Wallis, LJ, Whiteside, MA, Wilkinson, A, Chaine, AS & Morand-Ferron, J 2018, 'The repeatability of cognitive performance: A meta-analysis', Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London. Biological Sciences, vol. 373, no. 1756, 20170281. https://doi.org/10.1098/rstb.2017.0281





Ringler, E, Pasukonis, A, Fitch, WTS, Huber, L, Hödl, W & Ringler, M 2015, 'Mommy will fix it: Behavioural flexibility and sex-biased offspring recognition in a poison frog with male parental care', Paper presented at Behaviour 2015, Cairns, Australia, 9/08/15 - 14/08/15.







String pulling in dogs revisited: spontaneous performance and learning in novel setups

Ludwig Huber (Contributor)

25 Jul 2012

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Explorations in Cognitive Biology

Ludwig Huber (Speaker)

7 Dec 2011

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Gentechnik: narzisstische Größenfantasie? Jürgen Habermas gegen Hubert Markl”

Ludwig Huber (Speaker)

27 Oct 2011

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Comparative Cognition and Evolutionary Psychology

Ludwig Huber (Speaker)

13 Oct 2011

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Contagious yawning and its relation to empathy

Ludwig Huber (Speaker)

1 Oct 2011

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Kea logics

Ludwig Huber (Speaker)

12 Sep 2011

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The biological roots of altruism, justice and morality

Ludwig Huber (Speaker)

19 Aug 2011

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Wild Minds

Ludwig Huber (Speaker)

14 Jul 2011

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Challenging the anthropocentric view of imitation

Ludwig Huber (Speaker)

17 Jun 2011

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The presence of the owner but not the owner’s behaviour influences dogs’ performance in a problem-solving task

Ludwig Huber (Contributor)

25 May 2011

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The presence of the owner but not the owner’s behaviour influences dogs’ performance in a problem-solving task

Ludwig Huber (Speaker)

24 May 2011

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Wild Minds: Explorations in Cognitive Biology

Ludwig Huber (Speaker)

10 May 2011

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Current Topics in Cognitive Biology: I. Perceptual and Physical Cognition; II. Social Cognition

Ludwig Huber (Speaker)

16 Apr 2011

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Grade der Verhaltenssteuerung und der Intentionalität bei Tieren

Ludwig Huber (Speaker)

30 Mar 2011

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Die Differenz von Tier und Mensch. Zur Kontinuität von Intelligenz und Moral

Ludwig Huber (Speaker)

2 Mar 2011

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”Darwins Erbe für Erkenntnistheorie und Ethik“

Ludwig Huber (Invited speaker)

30 Sep 2010

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Dogs can asses the caller's body size when hearing dog growls

Ludwig Huber (Contributor)

25 Jul 2010

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Dogs' (Canis familiaris) attention towards humans: Does it depend on the relationship?

Ludwig Huber (Contributor)

25 Jul 2010

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Understanding of size constancy in dogs: A new approach to account for novelty effects

Ludwig Huber (Contributor)

25 Jul 2010

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“Bad data: social learning findings that don’t fit the theories“

Ludwig Huber (Invited speaker)

1 Jul 2010

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Cognitive Biology: Aims and methods

Ludwig Huber (Invited speaker)

18 Jun 2010

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Erkenntnistheorie und Ethik im Lichte der Kognitionsbiologie

Ludwig Huber (Speaker)

16 Apr 2010

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Playing in animals

Ludwig Huber (Speaker)

12 Mar 2010

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Früchte vom Baum der Erkenntnis: Zur Evolution kognitiver Fähigkeiten bei Tieren und Menschen

Ludwig Huber (Invited speaker)

12 Feb 2010

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The evolution of imitation

Ludwig Huber (Invited speaker)

10 Oct 2009

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Imitation, action understanding and behaviour reading

Ludwig Huber (Speaker)

19 Aug 2009

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Zur Evolution von Erkenntnis und Moral bei Tieren und Menschen

Ludwig Huber (Invited speaker)

25 Jun 2009

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The evolution of imitation: What do the capacities of nonhuman animals tell us about the mechanisms of imitation?

Ludwig Huber (Invited speaker)

4 Jun 2009

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"Do as I do" imitation in dogs.

Ludwig Huber (Invited speaker)

13 May 2009

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The evolution of imitation and cooperation: non-hominid examples.

Ludwig Huber (Invited speaker)

6 May 2009

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The imitation of transitive and intrasitive actions.

Ludwig Huber (Invited speaker)

20 Apr 2009

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Wild minds. Animal cognition research in Vienna.

Ludwig Huber (Speaker)

17 Apr 2009

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Social learning and social influences in animals.

Ludwig Huber (Invited speaker)

8 Apr 2009

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The tree of mind. : On the evolution of cognitive abilities in human and non-human animals.

Ludwig Huber (Invited speaker)

3 Mar 2009

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Inference by exclusion in ravens, jackdaws and keas

Ludwig Huber (Contributor)

12 Feb 2009

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Früchte vom Baum der Erkenntnis. : Zur Evolution geistiger Fähigkeiten.

Ludwig Huber (Invited speaker)

11 Feb 2009

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Imitation in marmosets and dogs: evidence for precise and selective copying abilities

Ludwig Huber (Speaker)

15 Dec 2008

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Imitation in marmosets and dogs: evidence for learning novel techniques and knowing when and what to imitate

Ludwig Huber (Speaker)

11 Nov 2008

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Rational humans, irrational animals - and sometimes vice versa

Ludwig Huber (Speaker)

10 Nov 2008

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The evolution of imitation. What do the capacities of marmosets and dogs tell us about the neuronal mechanisms of imitation?

Ludwig Huber (Speaker)

16 Oct 2008

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A modified feature theory as an account of pigeon visual categorization

Ludwig Huber (Invited speaker)

3 Oct 2008

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Soziale, technische und konzeptuelle Kognitionsleistungen bei Vögeln

Ludwig Huber (Keynote speaker)

2 Oct 2008

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Consciousness and the searchlight of attention hypothesis

Ludwig Huber (Invited speaker)

26 Sep 2008

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The Biology of Cognition group in Vienna

Ludwig Huber (Speaker)

22 Sep 2008

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Conformity or Habit? Experiments with multiple groups of captive and free-living common marmosets (Callithrix jacchus)

Ludwig Huber (Contributor)

3 Aug 2008

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Effort and reward: inequity aversion in domestic dogs?

Ludwig Huber (Contributor)

5 Jul 2008

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Selective imitation in dogs

Ludwig Huber (Speaker)

5 Jul 2008

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Biology of Cognition in Vienna

Ludwig Huber (Invited speaker)

6 May 2008

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Wild Minds

Ludwig Huber (Invited speaker)

14 Mar 2008

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The evolution of imitation: Old wine in new bottles?

Ludwig Huber (Invited speaker)

5 Mar 2008

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Are animals really rational, intentional and efficient?

Ludwig Huber (Invited speaker)

9 Feb 2008

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The Evolutionary Origins of Consciousness

Ludwig Huber (Invited speaker)

5 Oct 2007

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Building a Network to Understand Economics and Cooperation among Corvids (and Parrots)

Ludwig Huber (Invited speaker)

17 Sep 2007

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The evolution, development and intentional control of imitation

Ludwig Huber (Invited speaker)

13 Sep 2007

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Categorization of colour photographs by pigeons: Evidence of picture-object recognition

Ludwig Huber (Contributor)

27 Aug 2007

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Reasoning by exclusion in pigeons, dogs, and humans

Ludwig Huber (Contributor)

27 Aug 2007

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Ultra-rapid categorization in pigeons

Ludwig Huber (Contributor)

27 Aug 2007

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The capacity to use objects in non tool-using keas, Nestor notabilis

Ludwig Huber (Speaker)

24 Aug 2007

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Comparative investigation of fast mapping in pigeons, dogs, and humans in a forced two-choice procedure

Ludwig Huber (Contributor)

15 Aug 2007

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The influence of ostensive cues on selective imitation in dogs

Ludwig Huber (Contributor)

15 Aug 2007

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Understanding what they can and cannot see: different performances in ravens (Corvus corax) and keas (Nestor notabilis)?

Ludwig Huber (Contributor)

15 Aug 2007

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Social learning in animals: from attentiveness to selective imitation

Ludwig Huber (Invited speaker)

19 May 2007

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Social learning and social influences in marmosets

Ludwig Huber (Contributor)

6 Apr 2007

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Comparative avian cognition: Keas, ravens and pigeons

Ludwig Huber (Speaker)

2 Apr 2007

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Wild minds. Comparative Cognition in Vienna

Ludwig Huber (Invited speaker)

16 Mar 2007

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Challenging New Zealand parrots: cognitive and technical enrichment in kea (Nestor notabilis)

Ludwig Huber (Contributor)

22 Feb 2007

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Comparative bird cognition: social and technical intelligence in keas (Nestor notabilis) and ravens (Corvus corax)

Ludwig Huber (Speaker)

22 Feb 2007

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Selective imitation in domestic dogs

Ludwig Huber (Contributor)

22 Feb 2007

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Sequence Learning in Common Marmosets (Callithrix jacchus).

Ludwig Huber (Contributor)

12 Dec 2006

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Department of Philosophy

Universitätsstraße 7 (NIG)
1010 Wien

ludwig.huber@univie.ac.at