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Nematodes learn: now what?

Nature Neuroscience volume 8, pages 16391640 (2005) | Download Citation

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A study in Nature reports that nematodes can learn to associate different chemosensory stimuli with illness and to avoid these stimuli in a choice test. Elevated serotonin in a particular type of neuron was critical for this learning.

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  1. The author is in the Department of Brain and Cognitive Sciences, 46-5009, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 77 Massachusetts Avenue, Cambridge, Massachusetts 02139, USA. cquinn@mit.edu

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