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Two-dimensional pattern discrimination by the honeybee

Horridge, George Adrian


For a reward of sugar, bees will learn to prefer a pattern rather than an alternative similar one. This visual discrimination allows us to measure resolution, and to search for the cues that the bees remember and later use to recognize the rewarded pattern. Two systems in parallel, analogous to low pass and high pass filters, are distinguished. The first system discriminates the location and size of at least one area of contrast on each side of the target, with inputs from blue and green...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 1999
Type: Journal article
Source: Physiological Entomology
DOI: 10.1046/j.1365-3032.1999.00131.x


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