Published: Feb. 11, 2019 By

Why do humans tend to be monogamous while most other mammals are not? What goes on inside the neurons of people who suffer from disorders that make it hard for them form social bonds? What enables most of us to bounce back from the loss of a loved one while others are crippled long-term by grief?

These are some of the questions Zoe Donaldson, an assistant professor of behavioral neuroscience at CU Boulder, is working to answer.