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Gap affordance judgments in bumblebees: Same as humans?


When flying through narrow gaps, bumblebees of different body sizes fly either straightforward or sideways, depending on the relation between their wingspan and the width of the gap (Ravi et al., 2020). They thus behave like humans when walking through narrow passages, which raises the question of the mechanisms underlying their own-body perception.

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Giurfa, M., Luyat, M. Gap affordance judgments in bumblebees: Same as humans?. Learn Behav 49, 343–344 (2021).

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