Data from: Symbolic representation of numerosity by honeybees (Apis mellifera): matching characters to small quantities

Scarlett Howard, Aurore Avarguès-Weber, Jair Garcia, Andrew Greentree & Adrian Dyer
The assignment of a symbolic representation to a specific numerosity is a fundamental requirement for humans solving complex mathematical calculations used in diverse applications such as algebra, accounting, physics, and everyday commerce. Here we show that honeybees are able to learn to match a sign to a numerosity, or a numerosity to a sign and subsequently transfer this knowledge to novel numerosity stimuli changed in colour properties, shape, and configuration. While honeybees learnt the associations...
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