KQED comes to campus to film frustrated squirrels

KQED comes to campus to film the behaviors of frustrated squirrels – inspired by Mikel Delgado’s new paper on this behavior – and finds it a frustrating experience! No, not really – but it wasn’t easy to get the right shots, to illustrate...

Squirrel emotion study accepted in J Comp Psychol

Mikel Delgado’s study of how the emotion of frustration can be read from a squirrel’s tail movements is accepted by the Journal of Comparative Psychology: Delgado, M.M. and Jacobs, L.F. (in press). Inaccessibility of reinforcement increases persistence and...