By Martin Lindauer (auth.), Prof. Dr. Randolf Menzel, Dr. Alison Mercer (eds.)
At the start of the century, Karl von Frisch inaugurated the experimental research of bee habit along with his reports on shape and colour imaginative and prescient. when you consider that then, experimental research of bee habit has been prolonged to their orientation in house and time, sensory features, and conversation inside a social team. How does a creature with a mind quantity of scarcely one cubic millimeter generate such various and complicated habit? This quantity represents the most recent study at the habit and neurobiology of bees. subject matters contain: dance conversation, foraging and seek habit, selection making, colour imaginative and prescient, studying and reminiscence, constitution and serve as of mind neurons, immunocytological characterization of neuropils and pointed out neurons,and neuropharmacological experiences of stereotyped and realized habit. jointly those papers illustrate the problem that bee habit offers to the neuroethologist in addition to the growth that this box has made lately within the culture of von Frisch's pioneering work.