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Animal cognition

Memory pays off

Laboratory-quantified spatial memory and subsequent free-ranging movements show how learning about space and establishing familiar areas increase fitness in pheasants.

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Fig. 1: Linking spatial memory, home range establishment and fitness.


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Cagnacci, F. Memory pays off. Nat Ecol Evol 7, 316–317 (2023).

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