Seasonal Variation Of Proboscis Extension Reflex Conditioning In The Honey Bee (Apis Mellifera)

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Journal of Apicultural Research
Vol. 36 (2) pp.108-110
Date
December 1997
 
Article Title

Seasonal Variation Of Proboscis Extension Reflex Conditioning In The Honey Bee (Apis Mellifera)

Author(s)

Stephen Ray; Benjamin Ferneyhough

Abstract
The classical conditioning of the proboscis extension reflex (PER) remains one of the most prolific learning paradigms in the bee literature, being employed in pharmacological, anatomical and behavioural investigations of bee learning (Hammer & Menzel, 1995).
Keywords

honey bees, Apis mellifera, conditioning, olfactory learning, proboscis extension reflex, seasonal variation

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