June 11, 2014

This video shows how rats vocalize in anticipation of access to alcohol. They produce sounds that the human ear can't process, but if you record them and playback the file at 10% of the original speed you can hear what a rat says when he knows that he will have access...

June 10, 2014

Congratulations to Cara Buck who obtained her PhD today. She was given the challenge of setting up a brand new technique in the lab (ultrasonic vocalization recordings) and an even bigger challenge in making sense of what they mean.

Lots of hard work, long days and endl...

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