Learning and decision making along a nutritional gradient
Nutrition is fundamental to the life history of all animals and the behavioral processes by which animals acquire nutrition are of central interest to students of animal behavior. How an animal learns about available food resources, and the strategies adopted to acquire food resources are therefore of central importance. While animal nutrition is quite complex, energy is a fundamental nutrient and is the focus of this work. In chapter 1, honeybees were fed or starved before they were given a choice assay to determine how individual energetic state altered their choice between gathering information ...
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