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Curr Biol. 2010 Aug 10;20(15):R639-40. doi: 10.1016/j.cub.2010.06.018.

Animal cognition: multi-modal interactions in ant learning.

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School of Life Sciences, University of Sussex, Brighton, UK.

Abstract

A recent study shows that desert ants use a precise behaviour, based on the internal cues of path integration, to facilitate the learning of visual landmark information. This raises fascinating questions about how insects encode familiar terrain.

PMID:
20692612
DOI:
10.1016/j.cub.2010.06.018
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