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J Exp Biol (2020) 223 (10): jeb220103.
Published: 18 May 2020
... by facilitating learning, memory and decision making. Here, we evaluated learning and memory in foragers of the bumble bee Bombus impatiens trained to simple (unimodal) versus complex (bimodal) signals under restrained conditions. Use of a proboscis extension response protocol enabled us to control the timing...
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J Exp Biol (2015) 218 (17): 2728–2737.
Published: 1 September 2015
...; this is not due to the scaling of acceleration performance, however, and may be driven by the allometry of collision avoidance. Insect flight Collision avoidance Bombus impatiens Clutter Environmental complexity Locomotion Natural environments are highly variable over space and time...
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J Exp Biol (2011) 214 (1): 113–121.
Published: 1 January 2011
... certainty about the value of another component, color hue. We first trained two groups of bumble bees ( Bombus impatiens Cresson) to discriminate between rewarding and unrewarding artificial flowers of slightly different hues in the presence vs absence of scent. In a test phase, we presented these bees...
Includes: Supplementary data
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J Exp Biol (2010) 213 (15): 2640–2646.
Published: 1 August 2010
... individuals may magnify top-down effects of predation as scavenging predators subsidize their diets with carrion ( Polis and Strong, 1996 ; Rand et al., 2006 ). * Author for correspondence ( [email protected] ) 27 4 2010 © 2010. 2010 Apis mellifera Bombus impatiens central...
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J Exp Biol (2005) 208 (11): 2045–2053.
Published: 1 June 2005
...Bradley D. Worden; Ana K. Skemp; Daniel R. Papaj SUMMARY We examined the effect of learning a new task on the performance of a previously learned task with the same set of visual cues in bumblebees, Bombus impatiens . Previous studies have shown that given a binary choice at each task, bumblebees...
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J Exp Biol (1998) 201 (4): 515–524.
Published: 15 February 1998
...Lars Chittka ABSTRACT Bumblebees were trained in biologically realistic sensorimotor tasks to test how learnt information from more than a single task is organised in memory. Bees ( Bombus impatiens and Bombus occidentalis ) learned to collect sucrose solution from the arms of small T-mazes...
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J Exp Biol (1991) 159 (1): 419–431.
Published: 1 September 1991
... in preparation for flight (Esch, 1960; Heinrich, 1980), flight itself (Esch etal. 1975; Esch 1976), communal Key words: flight muscle, neural control, bees, shivering, flight, Apis mellifera hgusttca, Bombus impatiens. 420 H. ESCH AND F. GOLLER hive heating (Himmer, 1932; Esch, 1960; Heinrich, 1987) and fanning...