Movement and memory: different cognitive strategies are used to search for resources with different natural distributions

  title={Movement and memory: different cognitive strategies are used to search for resources with different natural distributions},
  author={Danielle Sulikowski and Darren Burke},
  journal={Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology},
  • D. Sulikowski, D. Burke
  • Published 1 April 2011
  • Biology, Computer Science
  • Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology
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