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The preferences of the honeybee ( Apis mellifera ) for different visual cues during the learning process

Horridge, George Adrian

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By working with very simple images, a number of different visual cues used by the honeybee have been described over the past decades. In most of the work, the bees had no control over the choice of the images, and it was not clear whether they learned the rewarded pattern or the difference between two images. Preferences were known to exist when untrained bees selected one pattern from a variety of them, but because the preferences of the bees were ignored, it was not possible to understand how...[Show more]

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Date published: 2007
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/56141
Source: Journal of Insect Physiology
DOI: 10.1016/j.jinsphys.2006.12.002

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