Bees’ Emotions

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A bee enters a cylinder with an ambiguous reward in the study of bee “feelings.” CreditClint J. Perry

We avoid gimmickry but now a bee has finally convinced us that a gif can do just what is needed to convey a point:

The Sweet Emotional Life of Bees

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It is hard enough to figure out emotions in humans — but insects?

Nonetheless, as far back as Darwin, scientists have suggested that insects have something like emotional states, and researchers continue, despite the difficulties, to try to pin those states down.

Read the whole article here.

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