Emotional Facial Expressions and Working Memory in Capuchin Monkeys
Time and Location
Poster Session I - Board: I-068
Thursday May 22, 2008, 8:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Non-human primates represent important models for the study of emotion. We developed a pool of pictures of capuchin monkey facial expressions, to examine whether working memory benefits from emotional expressiveness in delayed-non-matching-to-sample task. Our data indicate the possible usefulness of this paradigm to investigate emotional working memory in non-human primates.