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Social Learning: The Importance of Copying Others
journal contributionposted on 2023-06-08, 05:32 authored by Christoph Grüter, Ellouise Leadbeater, Francis Ratnieks
A new study argues that social learning is adaptive because `demonstrators¿ inadvertently filter information, so that copiers learn behaviours that have proved successful. There are remarkable parallels between these findings and data on how social insects share information about food locations.
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