A study in inspiration: Charles Henry Turner (1867--1923) and the investigation of insect behavior.

@article{Abramson2009ASI,
  title={A study in inspiration: Charles Henry Turner (1867--1923) and the investigation of insect behavior.},
  author={Charles Abramson},
  journal={Annual review of entomology},
  year={2009},
  volume={54},
  pages={343-59}
}
Charles Henry Turner was an African American scientist who, while eking out a living as a high school science teacher, made important advances in the study of insect learning and behavior. Contributions include the development of research methods, investigations of color vision and pattern vision in honey bees, and the first demonstration of Pavlovian conditioning in an insect. This review begins with a biography and continues with a summary of his major research accomplishments. Also included… CONTINUE READING

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