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Visual homing: an insect perspective

Zeil, Jochen


The ability to learn the location of places in the world and to revisit them repeatedly is crucial for all aspects of animal life on earth. It underpins animal foraging, predator avoidance, territoriality, mating, nest construction and parental care. Much theoretical and experimental progress has recently been made in identifying the sensory cues and the computational mechanisms that allow insects (and robots) to find their way back to places, while the neurobiological mechanisms underlying...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2011
Type: Journal article
Source: Current Opinion in Neurobiology
DOI: 10.1016/j.conb.2011.12.008


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