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Journal article

An operating cost of learning in Drosophila melanogaster

Université de Fribourg

  • Mery, Frederic Ecology and Evolution, Department of Biology, Fribourg University, Switzerland
  • Kawecki, Tadeusz J. Ecology and Evolution, Department of Biology, Fribourg University, Switzerland
    25.06.2004
Published in:
  • Animal Behaviour, 2004, vol. 68, no. 589-598
English Although the fitness benefits of learning are well understood, we know little about its costs; yet both are essential to understand the evolution of animal learning. We tested the hypothesis that learning has an operating cost, such that an animal repeatedly forced to use its learning ability would show a reduction in some fitness component(s), relative to an animal of the same genotype that... Show more…
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Biology
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Faculté des sciences
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Biologie
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