Courtship learning: scent of a woman
Department of Neurobiology
Medical Subject Headings
Animals; Conditioning (Psychology); *Courtship; Drosophila; Female; Male; Memory; *Models, Biological; Odors; Sex Factors; Smell
Neuroscience and Neurobiology
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.
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Citation: Curr Biol. 2005 Feb 8;15(3):R88-90. Link to article on publisher's site