Memory dynamics and foraging strategies of honeybees

@article{Greggers2004MemoryDA,
  title={Memory dynamics and foraging strategies of honeybees},
  author={Uwe Greggers and Randolf Menzel},
  journal={Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology},
  year={2004},
  volume={32},
  pages={17-29}
}
SummaryThe foraging behavior of a single bee in a patch of four electronic flower dummies (feeders) was studied with the aim of analyzing the informational components in the choice process. In different experimental combinations of reward rates, color marks, odors and distances of the feeders, the behavior of the test bee was monitored by a computer in real time by several devices installed in each feeder. The test bee optimizes by partially matching its choice behavior to the reward rates of… 

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