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Authors: Cheng, Ken
Date: 2016
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/1200494
Description: Krupic, Bauza, Burton, Barry, & O’Keefe (Grid cell symmetry is shaped by environmental geometry. Nature, 518, 232–235, 2015) found that the grids of grid cells in the entorhinal cortex of rats become ... More
Date: 2016
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/1222016
Description: Normally, worker honey bees (Apis mellifera) begin foraging when more than 2 weeks old as adults, but if individual bees or the colony is stressed, bees often begin foraging precociously. Here, we exa ... More
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Date: 2016
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/1201130
Description: Ants use the panoramic skyline in part to determine a direction of travel. A theoretically elegant way to define where terrestrial objects meet the sky is to use an opponent-process channel contrastin ... More
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Authors: Cheng, Ken
Date: 2016
Subject Keyword: animal psychology | animal behavior
Language: eng
Resource Type: book
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/1201137
Description: This highly accessible book explains key scientific findings in the areas of animal cognition, emotion, and behavior in easy-to-understand language. Why do dogs get separation anxiety? Can a chimpanze ... More
Date: 2016
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/1201474
Description: Two species of Australian desert ants, one inhabiting a visually rich environment (Melophorus bagoti) and one inhabiting a visually barren environment (as yet unnamed and dubbed Melophorus sp.), were ... More
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Date: 2016
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/1074077
Description: A number of systems of navigation have been studied in some detail in insects. These include path integration, a system that keeps track of the straight-line distance and direction travelled on the cu ... More
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Date: 2015
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/356127
Description: 3 page(s)
Authors: Cheng, Ken
Date: 2015
Subject Keyword: Search | Lévy walk | Random walk | Why questions
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/1028559
Description: 4 page(s)
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Date: 2015
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/1028460
Description: Worker honey bees change roles as they age as part of a hormonally regulated process of behavioural development that ends with a specialised foraging phase. The rate of behavioural development is high ... More
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Date: 2015
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/1063875
Description: Rüdiger Wehner's work on insect orientation and navigation has influenced many scientists studying navigation, not only in ants and bees, but in other animals as well. We review the scientific legacy ... More
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Date: 2015
Subject Keyword: Ant | Bee | Brownian | Lévy | Flight | Search pattern
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/1053624
Description: The movement pattern of a searching animal affects how it interacts with the environment, thus playing an important role in many environmental processes. Social hymenopteran foragers make good models ... More
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Date: 2014
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/338748
Description: This study examined the effects of simulator sickness (SS) as a function of the visual complexity of animated virtual actors (AVAs) and the virtual environment (VE) in a virtual scene. Visually comple ... More
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Date: 2014
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/302384
Description: In a synthetic approach to studying navigational abilities in desert ants, we review recent work comparing ants living in different visual ecologies. Those living in a visually rich habitat strewn wit ... More
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Date: 2014
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/337359
Description: Insects typically use celestial sources of directional information for path integration, and terrestrial panoramic information for view-based navigation. Here we set celestial and terrestrial sources ... More
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Date: 2014
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/322899
Description: We suggest that the Australian desert ant Melophorus bagoti approximates a Lévy search pattern by using an intrinsic bi-exponential walk and does so when a Lévy search pattern is advantageous. When at ... More
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