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    • How does cognition evolve? Phylogenetic comparative psychology. 

      Anderson, RC; Aureli, F; Brannon, Elizabeth M; Call, J; Drea, CM; Emery, NJ; Hare, Brian; ... (21 authors) (Anim Cogn, 2012-03)
      Now more than ever animal studies have the potential to test hypotheses regarding how cognition evolves. Comparative psychologists have developed new techniques to probe the cognitive mechanisms underlying animal behavior, ...
    • Same-sex gaze attraction influences mate-choice copying in humans. 

      Yorzinski, JL; Platt, ML (PLoS One, 2010-02-09)
      Mate-choice copying occurs when animals rely on the mating choices of others to inform their own mating decisions. The proximate mechanisms underlying mate-choice copying remain unknown. To address this question, we tracked ...
    • Serotonin transporter genotype modulates social reward and punishment in rhesus macaques 

      Watson, KK; Ghodasra, JH; Platt, ML (PLoS ONE, 2009)
      Background: Serotonin signaling influences social behavior in both human and nonhuman primates. In humans, variation upstream of the promoter region of the serotonin transporter gene (5-HTTLPR) has recently been shown to ...
    • Simultaneous transcranial magnetic stimulation and single-neuron recording in alert non-human primates. 

      Deng, ZD; Egner, Tobias; Grigsby, EM; Grill, WM; Mueller, JK; Peterchev, A; Petraglia, FW; ... (11 authors) (Nat Neurosci, 2014-08)
      Transcranial magnetic stimulation (TMS) is a widely used, noninvasive method for stimulating nervous tissue, yet its mechanisms of effect are poorly understood. Here we report new methods for studying the influence of TMS ...