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Bumblebees use sequential scanning of countable items in visual patterns to solve numerosity tasks
(Oxford University Press, 2020-05)
Most research in comparative cognition focuses on measuring if animals manage certain tasks; fewer studies explore how animals might solve them. We investigated bumblebees’ scanning strategies in a numerosity task, ...
Different Effects of Reward Value and Physical Saliency During Bumblebee Visual Search for Multiple Rewarding Targets
(Springer (part of Springer Nature), 2021-01)
Several animals, including bees, use visual search to distinguish targets of interest and ignore distractors. While bee flower choice is well studied, we know relatively little about how they choose between multiple rewarding ...
Harmonic radar tracking reveals that honeybee drones navigate 2 between multiple aerial leks
(Elsevier (Cell Press), 2021-05-20)
Bees learn to dance
Can insects feel pain? A review of the neural and behavioural evidence
The entomology literature has historically suggested insects cannot feel pain, leading to their exclusion from ethical debates and animal welfare legislation. However, there may be more neural and cognitive/behavioural ...