The BEEautiful game: What bees that play FOOTBALL could teach us about memory recall
- Bees have one million neurons in their brains compared to 85million in humans
- Means scientists can tackle questions about memory in ‘less complex system’
- Several studies have tested memory of bees using nectar and mini football game
How to make memories more robust is an area of huge scientific interest — with bees providing surprising insights.
‘Bees are useful models of how much intelligence you can squeeze into a small brain,’ says Lars Chittka, a professor of sensory and…