Primate 2CI

Monkeys Perceive Visual Illusions the Same Way Humans Do

Posted On October 1, 2015
Categories LRC News, Primate 2CI

LRC Researchers Audrey Parrish, Michael Beran and Sarah Brosnan report in the Journal of Experimental Psychology: Animal Learning and Cognition that monkeys perceive visual illusions in the same way great apes and humans see them. The findings indicate humans and monkeys perceive and misperceive the world similarly, which reflects resemblances in these species’ perceptual systems… more »

2CI recruitment ends in success!

Posted On June 25, 2015
Categories LRC News, Primate 2CI

When Georgia State University embarked on its Second Century Initiative (2CI), it aimed to attract 100 new faculty members who would help to boost the university’s research profile and productivity. The Primate Social Cognition, Evolution & Behavior topic was competitively reviewed and selected as one of the areas for strategic growth. After three… more »

New PSCEB Graduate Fellows Named

Posted On June 24, 2015
Categories LRC News, Primate 2CI

We are pleased to announce the appointment of two new 2CI University Doctoral Fellows in PSCEB. This program was initiated as part of the GSU Second Century Initiative to provide support for outstanding doctoral students in psychology, neuroscience, or related disciplines, with research interests related to primate social cognition, evolution and behavior.

Jennifer… more »

PSCEB Fellow Sarah Pope receives prestigious fellowship!

Posted On January 10, 2014
Categories LRC News, Primate 2CI

Congratulations to Sarah Pope, who has been named a 2013 Chateaubriand Fellow. Sarah is a first-year neuroscience student (working with Dr. Bill Hopkins) and 2CI University Doctoral Fellow in Primate Social Cognition, Evolution & Behavior. Her Chateaubriand Fellowship will support Sarah for one year to study the neural correlates of communication by baboons in France… more »