Bhattacharjee, D., Cousin, E., Pfluger, L. S., & Massen, J. J. (2022). Prosociality in a despotic society. bioRxiv.


Kluiver, C.E., de Jong, J.A., Massen, J.J.M., and Bhattacharjee, D., 2022. Personality as a predictor of time-activity budget in lion-tailed macaques (Macaca silenus). Animals 12(12), 1495.


Bhattacharjee, D. and Bhadra, A., 2021. Adjustment in the point-following behaviour of free-ranging dogs – roles of social petting and informative-deceptive nature of cues. Animal Cognition 25, 571–579 .

Bhattacharjee, D. and Bhadra, A., 2021. Response to short-lived human overcrowding by free-ranging dogs. Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology, 75, 111.


Bhattacharjee, D. and Bhadra, A., 2020. Humans dominate the social interaction networks of urban free ranging dogs in India. Frontiers in Psychology, 11, p.2153.

Bhattacharjee, D., Sarkar, S., Sau, S. and Bhadra, A., 2020. Sociability of Indian free-ranging dogs (Canis lupus familiaris) varies with human movement in urban areas. Journal of Comparative Psychology. (Online First).

Bhattacharjee, D., Sau, S. and Bhadra, A., 2020. ‘Bolder’together—response to human social cues in groups of free-ranging dogs. Behaviour, 157(3-4), pp.363-384.

Bhattacharjee, D., Mandal, S., Shit, P., Varghese, M.G., Vishnoi, A. and Bhadra, A., 2020. Free-Ranging dogs are capable of utilizing complex human pointing cues. Frontiers in Psychology, 10, p.2818.


Brubaker, L., Bhattacharjee, D*., Ghaste, P., Babu, D., Shit, P., Bhadra, A. and Udell, M.A., 2019. The effects of human attentional state on canine gazing behaviour: a comparison of free-ranging, shelter, and pet dogs. (*co-first) Animal cognition, 22(6), pp.1129-1139.


Bhattacharjee, D., Sau, S. and Bhadra, A., 2018. Free-ranging dogs understand human intentions and adjust their behavioral responses accordingly. Frontiers in Ecology and Evolution, 6, p.232.


Bhattacharjee, D., Sau, S., Das, J. and Bhadra, A., 2017. Free-ranging dogs prefer petting over food in repeated interactions with unfamiliar humans. Journal of Experimental Biology, 220(24), pp.4654-4660.

Bhattacharjee, D., Dasgupta, S., Biswas, A., Deheria, J., Gupta, S., Dev, N.N., Udell, M. and Bhadra, A., 2017. Practice makes perfect: familiarity of task determines success in solvable tasks for free-ranging dogs (Canis lupus familiaris). Animal cognition, 20(4), pp.771-776.

Brubaker, L., Dasgupta, S., Bhattacharjee, D., Bhadra, A. and Udell, M.A., 2017. Differences in problem-solving between canid populations: Do domestication and lifetime experience affect persistence?. Animal Cognition, 20(4), pp.717-723.

Bhattacharjee, D., Dev, N., Gupta, S., Sau, S., Sarkar, R., Biswas, A., Banerjee, A., Babu, D., Mehta, D. and Bhadra, A., 2017. Free-ranging dogs show age related plasticity in their ability to follow human pointing. PloS one, 12(7).


Bhadra, A., Bhattacharjee, D., Paul, M., Singh, A., Gade, P.R., Shrestha, P. and Bhadra, A., 2016. The meat of the matter: a rule of thumb for scavenging dogs?. Ethology Ecology & Evolution, 28(4), pp.427-440.


Sen Majumder, S., Bhadra, A., Ghosh, A., Mitra, S., Bhattacharjee, D., Chatterjee, J., Nandi, A.K. and Bhadra, A., 2014. To be or not to be social: foraging associations of free-ranging dogs in an urban ecosystem. acta ethologica, 17(1), pp.1-8.