Fruit-loving lemurs score higher on spatial memory tests

February 21, 2014 Food-finding tests in five lemur species show that fruit-eaters may have better spatial memory than lemurs with a more varied diet. The results support the idea that relying on foods that are seasonally available and far-flung gives a competitive edge to individuals with certain cognitive abilities — such as remembering where the goodies are. Read the full story at http://today.duke.edu/2014/02/lemurmemory.