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Lateralization of Olfaction in the Honeybee Apis mellifera

Letzkus, Pinar; Ribi, Willi Andr; Wood, Jeffrey; Zhu, Hong; Zhang, Shao Wu; Srinivasan, Mandyam V

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Lateralization of function is a well-known phenomenon in humans. The two hemispheres of the human brain are functionally specialized such that certain cognitive skills, such as language or musical ability, conspecific recognition, and even emotional responses, are mediated by one hemisphere more than the other [1, 2]. Studies over the past 30 years suggest that lateralization occurs in other vertebrate species as well [3-11]. In general, lateralization is observed in different sensory...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2006
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/22298
Source: Current Biology
DOI: 10.1016/j.cub.2006.05.060

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