Bird songs provide insight into developing brains

Former Institute Fellow Somayeh Ahmadiantehrani, Ph.D. and Institute Member Sarah London, Ph.D. study zebra finches to help understand human development, autism

Fluctuations in memory performance

Former Institute Fellow Kirsten Adam and Institute Member Ed Vogel, Ph.D. find fluctuations in executive control may be to blame for storage failures

How rats smell may address "replication crisis"

Former Institute Fellow Donald Frederick, Ph.D. and Institute Member Leslie Kay, Ph.D. help resolve a 15-year-old scientific dispute about how rats process odors

Chromatic induction in space and time

IMB Fellow Andy Coia, Ph.D. with Institute Member Steve Shevell, Ph.D. explore the color appearance of light

Trade-offs between working memory and attention

Institute Member Ed Awh, Ph.D. and colleagues demonstrate the dynamic trade-off in prioritization between two spatial tasks

Alpha-male status linked to glucocorticoid concentrations

Institute Member Dario Maestripieri, Ph.D. and colleagues explore the glucocorticoid concentrations in high-ranking rhesus macaques

It takes two

Former Institute Fellow Chris Schell, Ph.D. and Institute Member Jill Mateo, Ph.D. find evidence for reduced conflict over parental care in canids

Developmental timing defies puberty

Institute Member Brian Prendergast, Ph.D. and colleague find more complex relations between puberty and social behavior than previously recognized

Sensory dysfunction linked to sexual activity in older adults

Institute Member Emerita Martha McClintock, Ph.D. and colleagues conduct first nationally representative study of sexuality and multisensory dysfunction


McClintock Receives NIH Award

Institute Member Emerita Martha K. McClintock, Ph.D. and UChicago colleague Elbert Huang, MD received funding from National Institute on Aging, a unit of the National Institutes of Health, for their proposal, "Social Modulation of Transitions in Diabetes: Synthesizing...

London Receives NIH Award

Institute Member Sarah London, Ph.D. learned recently that her proposal, “Neural properties that promote and limit the ability to learn,” was funded by the National Institute for Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS), a unit of the National Institutes of Health....

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