The benefit of evolving a larger brain: big-brained guppies perform better in a cognitive task
2013 (English)In: Animal Behaviour, ISSN 0003-3472, E-ISSN 1095-8282, Vol. 86, no 4, e4-e6 p.Article in journal (Refereed) Published
We previously selected for large and small brain size in guppies. Large-brained females outperformed small-brained females in a learning task. Healy and Rowe challenged our interpretations of larger brains = better learning. Here we argue why we think they are mistaken.
Place, publisher, year, edition, pages
2013. Vol. 86, no 4, e4-e6 p.
personality, guppy, Poecilia reticulate, cognition, Brain size
IdentifiersURN: urn:nbn:se:su:diva-114047DOI: 10.1016/j.anbehav.2013.07.011PubMedID: 24109149OAI: oai:DiVA.org:su-114047DiVA: diva2:789216