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.
From the Flanagan-Cato lab: Behavioral circuits: Oxytocin-containing fibers (green) surround hypothalamic neurons (red). Daniels, Miselis and Flanagan-Cato.
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
The laboratory of Alan Stocker studies the effects of sequential decision making in perception. For example, the selection of a target affects the subsequent percept of the target's orientation: the perceived angle relative to the distractor orientation is larger than it actually is.