Interpreting animal wall-following behavior

@article{Creed2005InterpretingAW,
  title={Interpreting animal wall-following behavior},
  author={Robert Creed and James R Miller},
  journal={Experientia},
  year={2005},
  volume={46},
  pages={758-761}
}
Using computer simulations and behavioral experiments with the American cockroach, we found that active vs passive (barrier-directed) wall-following can be readily distinguished and quantified by incorporating a range of convex curves into test arenas. Although previously considered strongly thigmotactic, more than 50% of running American cockroaches depart convex curves with diameters, less than 1 m. A new framework for evaluating wall-following behaviors is presented. 
Highly Cited
This paper has 41 citations. REVIEW CITATIONS

From This Paper

Figures, tables, and topics from this paper.

Citations

Publications citing this paper.
Showing 1-10 of 20 extracted citations

A model of animal movements in a bounded space.

Journal of theoretical biology • 2003
View 2 Excerpts
Highly Influenced

Of mice and men: Building blocks in cognitive mapping

Neuroscience & Biobehavioral Reviews • 2014
View 1 Excerpt

Similar Papers

Loading similar papers…