A Keen Sense of Smell Appears to Go Hand in Hand with Spatial MemoryA Keen Sense of Smell Appears to Go Hand in Hand with Spatial Memory
A Keen Sense of Smell Appears to Go Hand in Hand with Spatial Memory
Authors of a small study say the two abilities likely evolved in tandem.
A Keen Sense of Smell Appears to Go Hand in Hand with Spatial Memory
A Keen Sense of Smell Appears to Go Hand in Hand with Spatial Memory

Authors of a small study say the two abilities likely evolved in tandem.

Authors of a small study say the two abilities likely evolved in tandem.

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Honeybees Enter Virtual Reality So Scientists Can Study Their Brains
Honeybees Enter Virtual Reality So Scientists Can Study Their Brains
Jess Romeo | Feb 14, 2019
Researchers record neurological changes in a region called the mushroom body in the brains of bees completing a maze in a virtual environment.
Image of the Day: Memory Jogger
Image of the Day: Memory Jogger
Sukanya Charuchandra | Jun 12, 2018
Scientists can livestream how the mouse brain’s hippocampus maps the physical world and accesses those memories.  
Virtual Reality for Freely Moving Animals
Virtual Reality for Freely Moving Animals
Ashley Yeager | Aug 21, 2017
Experiments that place untethered fish, flies, and mice in simulated environments give clues about the animals’ social behavior.
Video: Researchers Control <em>Drosphila</em> Flight with Virtual Reality
Video: Researchers Control Drosphila Flight with Virtual Reality
Ashley Yeager | Aug 21, 2017
Surrounded by a projection screen, a fly’s flight path is influenced by a collection of moving dots.
Video: Swimming with Virtual Swarms
Video: Swimming with Virtual Swarms
Ashley Yeager | Aug 21, 2017
Researchers track a fish in a virtual-reality system as it responds to projections of other fish of the same species.