Changes in Learning and Foraging Behaviour within Developing Bumble Bee (Bombus terrestris) Colonies

@inproceedings{Evans2014ChangesIL,
  title={Changes in Learning and Foraging Behaviour within Developing Bumble Bee (Bombus terrestris) Colonies},
  author={Lisa J. Evans and Nigel E Raine},
  booktitle={PloS one},
  year={2014}
}
Organisation in eusocial insect colonies emerges from the decisions and actions of its individual members. In turn, these decisions and actions are influenced by the individual's behaviour (or temperament). Although there is variation in the behaviour of individuals within a colony, we know surprisingly little about how (or indeed if) the types of behaviour present in a colony change over time. Here, for the first time, we assessed potential changes in the behavioural type of foragers during… CONTINUE READING
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