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Honeybee Memory: Navigation by associative grouping of visual stimuli

Zhang, Shao Wu; Lehrer, M; Srinivasan, Mandyam V

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Studies of navigation in bees and ants are beginning to reveal that foraging insects traveling repeatedly to a food source navigate by using a series of visual images of the environment acquired en route (Collett, 1996; Collett et al., 1993; Judd and Collett, 1998; Wehner et al., 1990, 1996). By comparing the currently viewed scene with the appropriate stored image, the insect is able to ascertain whether or not it is on the correct path and make any necessary corrections. If a bee happens to...[Show more]

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Date published: 2000
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/93733
Source: Neurobiology of Learning and Memory
DOI: 10.1006/nlme.1998.3901

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