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Paper wasps ace transitive inference test that honeybees flunk
5/15/2019

Honeybees have not scored well on tests of transitive inference, but paper wasps, whose nervous systems are roughly the same size as honeybees', solved a transitive inference problem, researchers reported in Biology Letters. The results may mean that social environment rather than brain size determines the capacity for complex behavior, study leader Elizabeth Tibbetts said.

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