Title

Courtship learning: scent of a woman

UMMS Affiliation

Department of Neurobiology; Waddell Lab

Publication Date

2-8-2005

Document Type

Article

Subjects

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.

DOI of Published Version

10.1016/j.cub.2005.01.024

Source

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

Journal/Book/Conference Title

Current biology : CB

Related Resources

Link to Article in PubMed

PubMed ID

15694296

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