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The Jacobs Lab at UC Berkeley receives a lot of great attention from various news outlets. Read some of our press coverage below.

October 2012
Fox squirrels show long-term investment savvy when hoarding nuts [UC Berkeley]

UC Berkeley researchers find ties between squirrel behavior and human psychology [The Daily Californian]

Why we squirrel our savings away: Researchers explore how rodents save for hard times [Daily Mail, UK]

July 2012
Lucia Jacobs presented her talk: How cognitive functions converge: The case of the cognitive map at the Cog Evo Rovereto Workshop on Cognition and Evolution, Rovereto, Italy, July 2012

June 2012
Lucia Jacobs presented her talk: How cognitive functions converge: The case of the cognitive map at the Animal Behavior Society Meeting in Albuquerque, NM.
Patrick Slattery, Mikel Delgado and Lucia Jacobs presented posters at the Animal Behavior Society Meeting in Albuquerque, NM:
Scatter-hoarding Strategies in Free-ranging Humans
The Hyper-rational Squirrel: Investing in Assessment and Cache Protection Behaviors

May 2012
The Jacobs Lab received a research grant from the Institute of Cognitive and Brain Sciences.

Jennifer Arter presented two posters at the Association of Psychological Science Conference in Chicago, IL.
Effect of Attachment Style on Performance in Paired Tasks
Do You Lead or Do You Follow? Gender Differences in Team Dynamics

Recent lab graduates: Patrick Slattery received his BA in Psychology and Eileen Leung graduated from the Integrative Biology Program with a BS.

Mikel Delgado received a Diversity Travel Grant from the Animal Behavior Society to attend the 2012 Meeting in Albuquerque, NM.

Patrick was awarded the Warner Brown Memorial Prize from the Department of Psychology, University of California at Berkeley

Lab affiliate Anna Khazenzon received the Robert J. Glushko Prize for Distinguished Undergraduate Research in Cognitive Science

April 2012
Mikel Delgado was awarded a three year Graduate Research Fellowship from the National Science Foundation.
Lab affiliate Eric Abelson was awarded the Doctoral Dissertation Improvement Grants in the Directorate for Biological Sciences (DDIG) from the National Science Foundation

January 2012
Jennifer Arter presented a poster at The Society for Personality and Social Psychology, 13th Annual Meeting, San Diego, CA
Individual Differences in Friendship Strategy

2011
Tania Bettis received her PhD from the Psychology Program at University of California at Berkeley.

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