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Unexpected rewards induce dopamine-dependent positive emotion-like state changes in bumblebees.
Whether invertebrates exhibit positive emotion-like states and what mechanisms underlie such states remain poorly understood. We demonstrate that bumblebees exhibit dopamine-dependent positive emotion-like states across ...
False memory susceptibility is correlated with categorisation ability in humans.
Our memory is often surprisingly inaccurate, with errors ranging from misremembering minor details of events to generating illusory memories of entire episodes. The pervasiveness of such false memories generates a puzzle: ...
An exploration of the social brain hypothesis in insects.
The "social brain hypothesis" posits that the cognitive demands of sociality have driven the evolution of substantially enlarged brains in primates and some other mammals. Whether such reasoning can apply to all social ...
Strategies of the honeybee Apis mellifera during visual search for vertical targets presented at various heights: a role for spatial attention?
When honeybees are presented with a colour discrimination task, they tend to choose swiftly and accurately when objects are presented in the ventral part of their frontal visual field. In contrast, poor performance is ...