Learning to navigate in a three-dimensional world: from bees to primates

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Abstract

We discuss the idea that environmental factors influence the neural mechanisms that evolved to enable navigation, and propose that a capacity to learn different spatial relationship rules through experience may contribute to bicoded processing. Recent experiments show that free-flying bees can learn abstract spatial relationships, and we propose that this could be combined with optic flow processing to enable three-dimensional navigation.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)550 - 550
Number of pages1
JournalBehavioral and Brain Sciences
Volume36
Issue number5
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2013

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