Title

Courtship learning: scent of a woman

UMMS Affiliation

Department of Neurobiology; Waddell Lab

Date

2-8-2005

Document Type

Article

Medical Subject Headings

Animals; Conditioning (Psychology); *Courtship; Drosophila; Female; Male; Memory; *Models, Biological; Odors; Sex Factors; Smell

Disciplines

Neuroscience and Neurobiology

Abstract

Learning to predict an outcome based on previous experience is of considerable selective advantage. Getting it wrong can be costly. In a complex environment, however, using the appropriate predictor is not necessarily a trivial task.

Rights and Permissions

Citation: Curr Biol. 2005 Feb 8;15(3):R88-90. Link to article on publisher's site

Related Resources

Link to Article in PubMed

PubMed ID

15694296