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Caenorhabditis elegans Learning and Memory

James S.H. Wong and Catharine H. Rankin.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Neuroscience

P ublished online May 2019 .

Article. Subjects: Cognition and Behavioural Neuroscience; Invertebrate Neurobiology. 8082 words.

The nematode, Caenorhabditis elegans (C. elegans), is an organism useful for the study of learning and memory at the molecular, cellular, neural circuitry, and behavioral levels. Its...

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Genetic Analysis of Behavior in Drosophila

Björn Brembs.

in The Oxford Handbook of Invertebrate Neurobiology

April 2019; p ublished online February 2017 .

Article. Subjects: Invertebrate Neurobiology; Molecular and Cellular Systems; Cognition and Behavioural Neuroscience. 9291 words.

The main function of brains is to generate adaptive behavior. Far from being the stereotypical, robot-like insect, the fruit fly Drosophila exhibits astounding flexibility and chooses...

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Search Strategies for Intentionality in the Honeybee Brain

Randolf Menzel.

in The Oxford Handbook of Invertebrate Neurobiology

April 2019; p ublished online February 2017 .

Article. Subjects: Invertebrate Neurobiology; Cognition and Behavioural Neuroscience. 12688 words.

Do insects, like other animals, expect future events, predict the value of potential actions, and decide between behavioral options without having access to the indicating stimuli? These...

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