The origin of social relationships: Robert Seyfarth, Dorothy Cheney, and their colleagues have recently found that, among baboons in the Okavango Delta of Botswana, survival is greatest in the offspring of mothers who have the strongest bonds with other females.
Work done in the Thompson-Schill Lab shows increased activity in the left frontal operculum when healthy volunteers were asked to selectively retrieve an object's name among competing alternatives
Members of the Kahana Lab have found that brain oscillations associated with successful encoding are reinstated during retrieval.
People differ in the degree to which they will choose larger, delayed rewards over smaller, immediate ones. Joe Kable and colleagues have found that activity in specific parts of the brain, striatum and medial prefrontal cortex, reflects the subjective value that particular person places on future rewards.