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Currently researching physical exercise and executive functioning in older adults living while completing my combined PhD/MPT in Physical Therapy at Western University.

Chickadees Use Individual Search Sequences To Forage For Food

Black-capped chickadees are food-storing passerines that are able to keep track of thousands of stored food locations called caches (Sherry, 1984; Healy & Hurly, 2004). They do this by using spatial memory, a cognitive adaption that allows for the most conservative use of their resources (Sherry, 1984; Tomback, 1980). For example, it is beneficial for