Consequences of food-attraction conditioning in Helix: a behavioral and electrophysiological study

@article{Peschel2004ConsequencesOF,
  title={Consequences of food-attraction conditioning in Helix: a behavioral and electrophysiological study},
  author={Michael T. Peschel and Volker Straub and Thomas Teyke},
  journal={Journal of Comparative Physiology A},
  year={2004},
  volume={178},
  pages={317-327}
}
Food-attraction conditioning is a learning phenomenon by which adult Helix pomatia acquire the ability to locate food through exposure to that particular food. Food-conditioned snails can be distinguished from ‘naive’ snails during their approach to food. ‘Naive’ snails keep their tentacles upright — whereas ‘food-conditioned’ animals bend the tentacles down-ward, in a horizontal orientation, pointed in the direction of the food. Tentacle musculature is innervated by two peritentacular nerves… CONTINUE READING

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