New social contact in honey bees

Jean-Christophe Sandoz’s team (Evolbee) work was published in Current Biology. A new social learning was demonstrated in honey bees. A mere social contact without food exchange allows worker bees to describe other worker bees the source of food. This article was distinguished for a dispatch in Current Biology and a breve de l’INEE.

To read the article: Social Contact Acts as Appetitive Reinforcement and Supports Associative Learning in Honeybees. Cholé H, Carcaud J, Mazeau H, Famié S, Arnold G, Sandoz JC. Curr Biol. 2019 Apr 8. pii: S0960-9822(19)30323-9. doi: 10.1016/j.cub.2019.03.025.  PMID:   30982650

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