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Anatomy of a Honey Trap

Marjorie Garber

in Loaded Words

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780823242047
eISBN:
9780823242085
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823242047.003.0013
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Supporters of WikiLeaks proprietor Julian Assange protested his arrest in Sweden on sexual charges as a classic “honey trap”—a sting operation in which an attractive person is used to entrap or ... More


Pollination by Bees

Pat Willmer

in Pollination and Floral Ecology

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691128610
eISBN:
9781400838943
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691128610.003.0018
Subject:
Biology, Ecology

This chapter considers pollination by bees, or melittophily. The bee flower syndrome involves flowers that have medium to long corolla tubes, often pendant, usually zygomorphic (i.e., bilaterally ... More


Comparative genomics of insect immunity

Fotis Kafatos, Robert Waterhouse, Evgeny Zdobnov, and George Christophides

in Insect Infection and Immunity: Evolution, Ecology, and Mechanisms

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780199551354
eISBN:
9780191720505
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199551354.003.0006
Subject:
Biology, Evolutionary Biology / Genetics, Disease Ecology / Epidemiology

This chapter compares the Drosophila group with mosquitoes and honeybees to disentangle common themes from specific components of immunity. Honeybees, for example, have a relatively small set of ... More


How Animals See the World: Comparative Behavior, Biology, and Evolution of Vision

Olga F. Lazareva, Toru Shimizu, and Edward A. Wasserman (eds)

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780195334654
eISBN:
9780199933167
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195334654.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Neuroscience, Cognitive Psychology

The visual world of animals is highly diverse and often very different from the world that we humans take for granted. This book provides an extensive review of the latest behavioral and ... More


Visual Discrimination by the Honeybee (Apis mellifera)

Adrian Horridge

in How Animals See the World: Comparative Behavior, Biology, and Evolution of Vision

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780195334654
eISBN:
9780199933167
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195334654.003.0011
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Neuroscience, Cognitive Psychology

This chapter explores honeybee vision and provides a captivating window into the bizarre world seen through compound eyes using both behavioral and neurobiological evidence. Far from being a pattern ... More


What Is a Complex System?

James Ladyman and Karoline Wiesner

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780300251104
eISBN:
9780300256130
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300251104.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Logic/Philosophy of Mathematics

What is a complex system? Although “complexity science” is used to understand phenomena as diverse as the behavior of honeybees, the economic markets, the human brain, and the climate, there is no ... More


Navigation and Communication in Honeybees

Randolf Menzel

in Animal Thinking: Contemporary Issues in Comparative Cognition

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780262016636
eISBN:
9780262298988
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262016636.003.0002
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

Honeybees navigate and communicate in the context of foraging and nest selection. This chapter presents a novel technique (harmonic radar tracking) that has been applied to foraging behavior. On the ... More


Urban Api-Ethnography: The Matter of Relations between Humans and Honeybees

Mary Kosut and Lisa Jean Moore

in Mattering: Feminism, Science, and Materialism

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781479833498
eISBN:
9781479842308
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479833498.003.0015
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

In this chapter, we draw from our three-year multispecies ethnography of urban beekeeping conducted in New York City amidst bees and their human caretakers. Our fieldwork began with urban beekeepers, ... More


The How and Why of Structural Plasticity in the Adult Honeybee Brain

Susan E. Fahrbach and Scott Dobrin (eds)

in Cognitive Ecology II

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226169354
eISBN:
9780226169378
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226169378.003.0003
Subject:
Biology, Animal Behavior / Behavioral Ecology

The mechanistic research on animal learning and memory is typically conducted under the necessary controlled laboratory conditions using a few animal species whose ecology and behavior in the wild ... More


The semantics of honeybee terms in Solega (Dravidian)

Aung Si

in The Semantics of Nouns

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
June 2017
ISBN:
9780198736721
eISBN:
9780191800382
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198736721.003.0009
Subject:
Linguistics, Semantics and Pragmatics, Psycholinguistics / Neurolinguistics / Cognitive Linguistics

In this chapter, the semantics of three honeybee words from the Dravidian language Solega is discussed, with particular attention paid to methodological issues. These include sourcing naturalistic ... More


Why Cooperate?

Thomas N. Sherratt and David M. Wilkinson

in Big Questions in Ecology and Evolution

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780199548606
eISBN:
9780191917769
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199548606.003.0007
Subject:
Environmental Science, Applied Ecology

An altruistic act is one in which an individual incurs a cost that results in a benefit to others. Giving money or time to those less fortunate than ourselves is one example, as is giving up one’s ... More


Tense Bees and Shell-Shocked Crabs

Michael Tye

in Tense Bees and Shell-Shocked Crabs: Are Animals Conscious?

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780190278014
eISBN:
9780190278045
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190278014.003.0008
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind, Moral Philosophy

How far down the phylogenetic scale does consciousness descend? Is it limited to mammals and other vertebrates, or can it be found in invertebrates as well? This chapter extends the framework ... More


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