Professor Michael T Mendl

M.A., Ph.D.(Cantab.), BA (Hons)

  • BS40 5DU

  • BS40 5DU

    United Kingdom

19962020

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Research Output

2008

How can multi-modality quantitative sensory testing be applied to lambs and juvenile sheep?

Clark, CCA., Murrell, JC. & Mendl, M., 2008, BBSRC Animal Welfare Programme Workshop, Bristol. p. 31 - 31 1 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference Contribution (Conference Proceeding)

Let sleeping rats lie: Does the timing of husbandry procedures affect laboratory rat behaviour, physiology and welfare?

Abou-ismail, UA., Burman, OHP., Nicol, CJ. & Mendl, M., Jun 2008, In : Applied Animal Behaviour Science. 111, p. 329 - 341 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

18 Citations (Scopus)

Looking on the bright side of life: reward, positive emotions and animal welfare

Keeling, LJ., Algers, B., Blokhuis, H., Boissy, A., Lidfors, L., Mendl, M., Oppermann-Moe, R., Paul, ES., Uvnas-Moberg, K. & Zanella, A., 2008, Proceedings of the 42nd International Congress of the ISAE, Dublin. Boyle, L., O'Connell, N. & Hanlon, A. (eds.). p. 3 - 3 1 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference Contribution (Conference Proceeding)

Mammalian Choices: combining fast-but-inaccurate and slow-but-accurate decision-making systems

Trimmer, P., Houston, A. I., Marshall, J., Bogacz, R., Paul, E. S., Mendl, M. T. & McNamara, J. M., 22 Oct 2008, In : Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences. 275, 1649, p. 2353 - 2361 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

77 Citations (Scopus)

Prediction of tail-biting from behaviour of pigs prior to outbreaks

Statham, PTE., Green, LE., Bichard, M. & Mendl, M., 2008, Proceedings of the 42nd International Congress of the ISAE, Dublin. Boyle, L., O'Connell, N. & Hanlon, A. (eds.). p. 25 - 25 1 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference Contribution (Conference Proceeding)

Removing individual rats affects indicators of welfare in the remaining group members

Burman, OHP., Owen, D., Abou-ismail, UA. & Mendl, M., Jan 2008, In : Physiology and Behavior. 93, p. 89 - 96 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

26 Citations (Scopus)

Sensitivity to reward loss as an indicator of animal emotion and welfare

Burman, OHP., Parker, RMA., Paul, ES. & Mendl, M., Aug 2008, In : Biology Letters. 4, 4, p. 330 - 333 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

61 Citations (Scopus)

Social discrimination of familiar conspecifics by juvenile pigs, Sus scrofa: development of a non-invasive method to study the transmission of unimodal and bimodal cues between live stimuli

McLeman, MA., Mendl, MT., Jones, RB. & Wathes, CM., Dec 2008, In : Applied Animal Behaviour Science. 115, 3-4, p. 123 - 137 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

22 Citations (Scopus)

The use of cognitive bias as an indicator of affective state in the domestic dog

Casey, RA., Brooks, JA., Basse, C., Burman, OHP. & Mendl, M., 2008, Proceedings of the UFAW Animal Welfare Conference: Recent Advances in Animal Welfare Science.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference Contribution (Conference Proceeding)

Towards humane end points: behavioural changes precede clinical signs of disease in a Huntington's disease model

Littin, K., Acevedo, A., Browne, WJ., Edgar, JL., Mendl, M., Owen, D., Sherwin, CM., Würbel, H. & Nicol, CJ., Aug 2008, In : Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences. 275, 1645, p. 1865 - 1874 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

16 Citations (Scopus)

Use of an inflammatory challenge to measure altered pain responsiveness following castration and /or tail docking in lambs

Murrell, JC., Clark, CCA. & Mendl, M., 2008, BBSRC Animal Welfare Programme Workshop, Bristol. p. 18 - 18 1 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference Contribution (Conference Proceeding)

2009

Advances in the study of cognition, behavioural priorities and emotions

Held, S., Cooper, JJ. & Mendl, M., 2009, The Welfare of Pigs. Marchant-Forde, J. N. (ed.). Springer, p. 47 - 94 48 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter in a book

Affect and cognition: changes in husbandry and judgements of ambiguity in rats

Parker, RMA., Browne, WJ., Paul, ES., Burman, OHP. & Mendl, M., 2009, Universities Federation for Animal Welfare International Symposium, Bristol.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference Contribution (Conference Proceeding)

Animal emotion and the refinement of animal use

Parker, RMA., Burman, OHP., Paul, ES. & Mendl, M., 2009, 'The 3Rs Today' , Houses of Parliament, London.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference Contribution (Conference Proceeding)

Animal emotion and welfare: modelling 'optimism' in multilevel analyses

Parker, RMA., Browne, WJ., Burman, OHP., Paul, ES. & Mendl, M., 2009, International Conference on Multilevel Analysis, Amsterdam.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference Contribution (Conference Proceeding)

Anxiety-induced cognitive bias in non-human animals

Burman, OHP., Parker, RMA., Paul, ES. & Mendl, M., Sep 2009, In : Physiology and Behavior. 98 (3), p. 251 - 380 30 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

76 Citations (Scopus)

Can early life experiences alter attention to potential threats in adult sheep?

Clark, CCA., Friel, M., Gordon, A., Gamwells, T., Murrell, JC. & Mendl, M., 2009, BBSRC Animal Welfare Programme Workshop, Birmingham. p. 31 - 31 1 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference Contribution (Conference Proceeding)

Cognitive bias as an indicator of animal emotion and welfare: emerging evidence and underlying mechanisms

Mendl, M., Burman, OHP., Parker, RMA. & Paul, ES., May 2009, In : Applied Animal Behaviour Science. 118, p. 161 - 181 21 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

349 Citations (Scopus)

Cognitive processes in a maze task: a comparison between inbred and outbred pigs

Melotti, L., Held, S., Toscano, MJ. & Mendl, M., 2009, Proceedings of the 31st International Ethological Conference, Rennes, France. p. 335 - 335 1 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference Contribution (Conference Proceeding)

Do pigs?

Held, S., Byrne, RW., Murphy, EM., Friel, M., Cunningham, SA., Jones, SM. & Mendl, M., 2009, Proceedings of the 31st International Ethological Conference, Rennes, France. p. 73 - 74 2 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference Contribution (Conference Proceeding)

Emotion and its effect on cognitive function: judgement and decision making biases

Mendl, M., 2009, Proceedings of 31st International Ethological Conference, Rennes, France. p. 66 - 67 2 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference Contribution (Conference Proceeding)

Learning and Cognition

Mendl, M. & Nicol, CJ., 2009, The Ethology of Domestic Animals: An Introductory Text. Jensen, P. (ed.). 2nd ed. CABI Publishing, p. 57-72 16 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter in a book

Maternal behaviour in ewes when their offspring experienced stress and pain

Hild, S., Clark, CCA., Murrell, JC., Dwyer, CM., Mendl, M. & Zanella, AJ., 2009, Proceedings of the 43rd International Congress of the ISAE, Cairns, Australia. Committee, S. (ed.). p. 87 - 87 1 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference Contribution (Conference Proceeding)

Pigs adjust their foraging preference according to whom they are foraging with

Held, S., Jones, SM., Byrne, RW. & Mendl, M., 2009, Proceedings of the 43rd International Congress of the ISAE, Cairns, Australia. Committee, S. (ed.). p. 30 - 30 1 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference Contribution (Conference Proceeding)

Predicting tail biting from behaviour of pigs prior to outbreaks

Statham, P., Green, LE., Bichard, M. & Mendl, M., Dec 2009, In : Applied Animal Behaviour Science. 121, p. 157 - 164 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

54 Citations (Scopus)

Scientific assessment of animal welfare: insights from psychology and cognitive science

Mendl, M., Paul, ES., Burman, OHP., Parker, RMA., Trimmer, P., Houston, A., Marshall, J., Bogacz, R. & Houston, A., 2009, BBSRC Animal Welfare Programme Workshop, Birmingham. p. 39 - 39 1 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference Contribution (Conference Proceeding)

Two-choice olfactory discrimination task in rats

Jones, SM., Burman, OHP. & Mendl, M., 2009, BBSRC Animal Welfare Programme Workshop, Birmingham. p. 37 - 37 1 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference Contribution (Conference Proceeding)

Two-choice olfactory discrimination task in rats

Jones, SM., Burman, OHP. & Mendl, M., 2009, Proceedings of Association for the Study of Animal Behaviour Easter Meeting, University of Wales, Cardiff.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference Contribution (Conference Proceeding)

2010

A framework for the study and assessment of animal emotions

Mendl, M., 1 Nov 2010

Research output: Non-textual formWeb publication/site

Animal welfare: assessment

Mendl, M., 2010, Encyclopaedia of Animal Rights and Animal Welfare. 2nd edition. Bekoff, M. (ed.). Greenwood Publishing, Santa Barbara, CA, p. 51 - 53 3 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter in a book

An integrative and functional framework for the study of animal emotion and mood

Mendl, M., Burman, OHP. & Paul, ES., Oct 2010, In : Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences. 277, p. 2895 - 2904 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

366 Citations (Scopus)

Do Animals Experience Optimism the Same Way People Do?

Mendl, M., 22 Oct 2010

Research output: Non-textual formWeb publication/site

Dogs showing separation-related behaviour exhibit a ‘pessimistic’ cognitive bias

Mendl, M., Brooks, J., Basse, C., Burman, O., Paul, E., Blackwell, E. & Casey, R., Oct 2010, In : Current Biology. 20, 19, p. R839 - R840 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

135 Citations (Scopus)

Domestic pigs, Sus scrofa, adjust their foraging behaviour to whom they are foraging with

Held, SDE., Byrne, R. W., Jones, S. M., Murphy, E., Friel, M. & Mendl, M., Apr 2010, In : Animal Behaviour. 79, 4, p. 857 - 862 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

26 Citations (Scopus)

Do painful and stressful experiences in neonatal lambs lead to prolonged alterations in pain sensitivity?

Clark, CCA., Mendl, M., Jamieson, JV., Arnone, A. & Murrell, JC., 2010, UFAW, Recent advances in animal welfare science, York.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference Contribution (Conference Proceeding)

Effects of environmental enrichment and loose housing of lactating sows on piglet performance before and after weaning

Oostindjer, M., Bolhuis, JE., Mendl, M., Held, S., Gerrits, W., van den Brand, H. & Kemp, B., Nov 2010, In : Journal of Animal Science. 88, p. 3554 - 3562 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

25 Citations (Scopus)

Ideas notebook - Mike Mendl

Mendl, M., 14 Dec 2010

Research output: Non-textual formWeb publication/site

Modulation of decision-making by affective state

Mendl, M. & Paul, ES., 2010, Proceedings of 17th International Conference on Comparative Cognition, Melbourne, Florida. p. 12 - 12 1 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference Contribution (Conference Proceeding)

Personality types and environmental enrichment affect aggression at weaning in pigs

Held, S., Mendl, M., Melotti, L., Bolhuis, L. & Oostindijer, M., 2010, Proc. of the 5th European Conference on Behavioural Biology . Ferrara, Italy, p. 65 1 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference Contribution (Conference Proceeding)

Pig cognition

Mendl, M., Held, S. & Byrne, RW., Sep 2010, In : Current Biology. 20, p. R796 - R798 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

29 Citations (Scopus)

Tail-biting: A new perspective

Taylor, N. R., Main, D. C. J., Mendl, M. T. & Edwards, S. A., Nov 2010, In : Veterinary Journal. 186, 2, p. 137 - 147 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

158 Citations (Scopus)

The effects of enhancing cage complexity on the behaviour and welfare of laboratory rats

Abou-Ismail, UAM., Burman, OHP., Nicol, CJ. & Mendl, M., Oct 2010, In : Behavioural Processes. 85, p. 172 - 180 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

36 Citations (Scopus)
2011
23 Citations (Scopus)

Animal Behaviour: emotions in invertebrates?

Mendl, M., Paul, ES. & Chittka, L., Jun 2011, In : Current Biology. 21, p. R463 - R465 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

35 Citations (Scopus)

Coping personality type and environmental enrichment affect aggression at weaning in pigs

Melotti, L., Oostindjer, M., Bolhuis, JE., Held, S. & Mendl, M., Sep 2011, In : Applied Animal Behaviour Science. 133, p. 144 - 153 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

67 Citations (Scopus)

Decision-making under Uncertainty: Biases and Bayesians

Trimmer, PC., Houston, AI., Marshall, JAR., Mendl, MT., Paul, ES. & McNamara, JM., Jul 2011, In : Animal Cognition. 14, p. 465 - 476 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

57 Citations (Scopus)

Development of a novel and automated measure of affect in pigs

Statham, P., Campbell, NW., Hannuna, SL., Paul, E., Colborne, GR., Browne, WJ. & Mendl, M., 8 Aug 2011, 5th International Conference on the Assessment of Animal Welfare at Farm and Group Level, University of Guelph, Canada. p. 34

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference Contribution (Conference Proceeding)

Do psychological and physiological stressors alter the acute pain response to castration and tail docking in lambs?

Clark, C., Mendl, M., Jamieson, J., Arnone, A. & Murrell, J., Mar 2011, In : Veterinary Anaesthesia and Analgesia. 38, p. 134 - 145 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

13 Citations (Scopus)

Evidence for residence-induced enhancement of aggressiveness in the non-territorial pig

Turner, SP., Farnworth, MJ., Mendl, M., Erhard, HW. & Lawrence, AB., Feb 2011, In : Applied Animal Behaviour Science. 130, p. 10 - 19 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

1 Citation (Scopus)

Ewes are more attentive to their offspring experiencing pain but not stress

Hild, S., Clark, CCA., Dwyer, CM., Murrell, JC., Mendl, M. & Zanella, AJ., Jul 2011, In : Applied Animal Behaviour Science. 132, p. 114 - 120 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

15 Citations (Scopus)