Taking a new look at how flies learn

Elife. 2014 Aug 19;3:e03978. doi: 10.7554/eLife.03978.


Learning based on what a fruit fly sees or what it smells might not involve distinct parts of the brain, as was previously thought.

Keywords: associative memory; dopamine neurons; visual learning.

Publication types

  • Comment

MeSH terms

  • Animals
  • Dopaminergic Neurons / physiology*
  • Drosophila melanogaster / physiology*
  • Female
  • Male
  • Memory / physiology*
  • Mushroom Bodies / physiology*
  • Olfactory Perception / physiology*
  • Pattern Recognition, Visual / physiology*