The angular range of achromatic target detection by honey bees

@article{Giurfa1998TheAR,
  title={The angular range of achromatic target detection by honey bees},
  author={Martin Giurfa and Misha Vorobyev},
  journal={Journal of Comparative Physiology A},
  year={1998},
  volume={183},
  pages={101-110}
}
Honeybees Apis mellifera were trained to enter a Y-maze and choose the arm with a rewarded disc presented against a grey background. The alternative arm displayed the unrewarded grey background alone. Training and testing were performed with the rewarding disc subtending different visual angles. The training disc was either achromatic and provided green contrast, or chromatic and provided the same amount of green contrast as the achromatic one. The bee-achromatic disc could be learned and… CONTINUE READING
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