My research

Good growing environment gives happier hens despite stress

Chickens that grow up in a varied and controllable environment maintain their optimistic view of life and handle stress better than individuals growing up in a harsh environment, according to research led by Hanne Løvlie at Linköping University.

Junglefowl's personality

Hanne Løvlie talks about jungelfowl, their personality and if the glas is half full or half empty. Video filmed by Vetenskapsfestivalen.  

Roosters are kinder to relatives

Research shows that roosters are less aggressive towards roosters with which they have familial relations than towards unrelated roosters. This research has been conducted at Tovetorp in collaboration with, among others, Stockholm University. Still footage courtesy of Hanna Løvlie.

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Publications

2018

Enrico Sorato, Josefina Zidar, Laura Garnham, Alastair Wilson, Hanne Løvlie

Heritabilities and co-variation among cognitive traits in red junglefowl

In Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London. Biological Sciences

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Laura Garnham, Hanne Løvlie

Sophisticated fowl: The complex behaviour andcognitive skills of chickens and red junglefowl

In , Behavioral Sciences

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Anna Favati, Eva Uden, Olof Leimar, Hanne Løvlie

Personality remains: no effect of 3-week social status experience on personality in male fowl

In Behavioral Ecology

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Josefina Zidar, Irene Campderrich, Emilie Jansson, Anette Wichman, Svante Winberg, Linda Keeling, Hanne Løvlie

Environmental complexity buffers against stress-induced negative judgement bias in female chickens

In Scientific Reports

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Robin N. Abbey-Lee, Emily J. Uhrig, Josefina Zidar, Anna Favati, Johan Almberg, Josefin Dahlblom, Svante Winberg, Hanne Løvlie

The influence of rearing on behavior, brain monoamines and gene expression in three-spined sticklebacks

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Robin N. Abbey-Lee, Emily Uhrig, Josefina Zidar, A. Favati, J. Almberg, J. Dahlbom, S. Winberg, Hanne Løvlie

The Influence of Rearing on Behavior, Brain Monoamines, and Gene Expression in Three-Spined Sticklebacks

In Brain, behavior, and evolution

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M. Cauchoix, P. K. Y. Chow, J. O. van Horik, C. M. Atance, E. J. Barbeau, G. Barragan-Jason, P. Bize, A. Boussard, S. D. Buechel, A. Cabirol, L. Cauchard, N. Claidiere, S. Dalesman, J. M. Devaud, M. Didic, B. Doligez, J. Fagot, C. Fichtel, J. Henke-von der Malsburg, E. Hermer, L. Huber, F. Huebner, P. M. Kappeler, S. Klein, J. Langbein, E. J. G. Langley, S. E. G. Lea, M. Lihoreau, Hanne Lovlie, L. D. Matzel, S. Nakagawa, C. Nawroth, S. Oesterwind, B. Sauce, E. A. Smith, Enrico Sorato, S. Tebbich, L. J. Wallis, M. A. Whiteside, A. Wilkinson, A. S. Chaine, J. Morand-Ferron

The repeatability of cognitive performance: a meta-analysis

In Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London. Biological Sciences

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Anna Favati, Eva Uden, Olof Leimar, Hanne Lovlie

Personality remains: no effect of 3-week social status experience on personality in male fowl

In Behavioral Ecology

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2017

Charlotte Rosher, Anna Favati, Rebecca Dean, Hanne Løvlie

Relatedness and age reduce aggressive maleinteractions over mating in domestic fowl

In Behavioral Ecology

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Antje Girndt, Glenn Cockburn, Alfredo Sanchez-Tojar, Hanne Lovlie, Julia Schroeder

Method matters: Experimental evidence for shorter avian sperm in faecal compared to abdominal massage samples

In PLoS ONE

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A Hayward, M Tsuboi, C Owusu, A Kotrschal, S D Buechel, Josefina Zidar, C K Cornwallis, Hanne Løvlie, N Kolm

Evolutionary associations between host traits and parasite load: insights from Lake Tanganyika cichlids.

In Journal of Evolutionary Biology

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Josefina Zidar, Enrico Sorato, Ann-Marie Malmqvist, Emelie Jansson, Charlotte Rosher, Per Jensen, Anna Favati, Hanne Løvlie

Early experience affects adult personality in the red junglefowl: a role for cognitive stimulation?

In Behavioural Processes

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Julia Carolina Segami Marzal, Andreas Rudh, Björn Rogell, Anders Ödeen, Hanne Løvlie, Charlotte Roscher, Anna Qvarnström

Cryptic female Strawberry poison frogs experience elevated predation risk when associating with an aposematic partner

In Ecology and Evolution

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Josefina Zidar, Alexandra Balogh, Anna Favati, Per Jensen, Olof Leimar, Hanne Lovlie

A comparison of animal personality and coping styles in the red junglefowl

In Animal Behaviour

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Anna Favati, Hanne Løvlie, Olof Leimar

Individual aggression, but not winner–losereffects, predicts social rank in male domestic fowl

In Behavioral Ecology

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2016

Hanne Løvlie

Cryptic Female Choice

In Evolutionary biology

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Anna Favati, Josefina Zidar, Hanne Thorpe, Per Jensen, Hanne Lovlie

The ontogeny of personality traits in the redjunglefowl, Gallus gallus

In Behavioral Ecology

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Masahito Tsuboi, Alexander Kotrschal, Alexander Hayward, Severine Denise Buechel, Josefina Zidar, Hanne Lovlie, Niclas Kolm

Evolution of brain-body allometry in Lake Tanganyika cichlids.

In Evolution

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2015

Louise Hedlund, Hanne Lovlie

Personality and production: Nervous cows produce less milk

In Journal of Dairy Science

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2014

Hanne Løvlie, Elina Immonen, Emil Gustavsson, Emil Kazancioglu, Göran Arnqvist

The influence of mitonuclear genetic variation on personality in seed beetles

In Proceedings of the Royal Society of London. Biological Sciences

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