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J Exp Biol (2016) 219 (5): 744–751.
Published: 1 March 2016
..., and private information often overrules conflicting social information. Thus, route memory could also explain this collective ‘trapping’ effect. Here, we disentangled the effects of social and private information in two ‘trapping’ experiments: one in which ants were presented with a good and a poor food...
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J Exp Biol (2013) 216 (2): 188–197.
Published: 15 January 2013
... foragers (Lasius niger) facing conflicting private and social information . Behav. Ecol. Sociobiol.   65 , 141 - 148 . Harrison   J. F. , Fewell   J. H. , Stiller   T. M. , Breed   M. D. ( 1989 ). Effects of experience on use of orientation cues in the giant tropical ant . Anim...
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J Exp Biol (2012) 215 (14): 2414–2417.
Published: 15 July 2012
...Paulo E. Jorge; Paulo A. M. Marques SUMMARY When travelling in groups, animals frequently have to make decisions on the direction of travel. These decisions can be based on consensus, when all individuals take part in the decision (i.e. democratic decision; social information), or leadership, when...
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J Exp Biol (2011) 214 (18): 3046–3054.
Published: 15 September 2011
... 2011. 2011 private information social information collective decision-making leader self-organisation memory In large animal groups lacking global communication systems, the coordination of collective activities often relies on self-organised mechanisms, i.e. collective patterns...
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