See our new dispatch in Current Biology on exciting new work on avian navigation (https://authors.elsevier.com/a/1dHF93QW8RwoLh). Ben-Yishay et al. identified head direction cells in the quail hippocampus and thus lay an important foundation for our understanding of avian navigation.
In their new paper, Lukas Hahn and Jonas Rose show that measuring working memory on a behavioral level and investigating the underlying physiological processes can reveal qualitative and quantitative differences in cognition between different animal species.
Sad news. Due to the continuing spread of the Corona-virus we had to cancel the meeting at this time. We will find another time to make it happen. We will keep you posted and will update this page with the information for the event and the new registration.
In a new paper, Erica Fongaro explores cognitive control in crows. She found that the birds not only use attention to select relevant stimuli, they also control the maintenance of information already held in working memory.