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Curr Biol. 2004 Aug 10;14(15):R617-8.

Invertebrate learning: what can't a worm learn?

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Brain Research Centre and Department of Psychology, University of British Columbia, 2211 Wesbrook Mall, Vancouver, British Columbia, V6T 2B5, Canada. crankin@psych.ubc.ca

Abstract

The nematode worm Caenorhabditis elegans can learn and remember the stimuli it encounters, the environment it is in, and its own physiological state. Analyses of mutations in C. elegans that affect different aspects of experience are beginning to address the nature of learning.

PMID:
15296777
DOI:
10.1016/j.cub.2004.07.044
[Indexed for MEDLINE]
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