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Special Issue "Honeybee Neurobiology and Behavior"
A special issue of Insects (ISSN 2075-4450).
Deadline for manuscript submissions: closed (1 September 2019).
Interests: neural correlates of olfaction, learning, memory, navigation, dance communication, behavioral analyses of navigation and dance communication in honeybees
Interests: insect neuroethology; comparative neuroscience; evolution; perception; olfactory coding and processing; plasticity; appetitive and aversive learning and memory; social learning; Hymenoptera
Insects are model systems in research on the neural basis of behavior and animal cognition. Processes underlying sensory perception, learning, memory and high-order integration have been studied most successfully in insects. Among them, Hymenoptera have been most intensively used to unravel the mechanistic basis of cognitive processes. This special issue will report recent discoveries and review key subject areas in the field of insect neuroscience.
Prof. Dr. Randolf Menzel
Prof. Dr. Martin Giurfa
Dr. Jean-Christophe Sandoz
Manuscript Submission Information
Manuscripts should be submitted online at www.mdpi.com by registering and logging in to this website. Once you are registered, click here to go to the submission form. Manuscripts can be submitted until the deadline. All papers will be peer-reviewed. Accepted papers will be published continuously in the journal (as soon as accepted) and will be listed together on the special issue website. Research articles, review articles as well as short communications are invited. For planned papers, a title and short abstract (about 100 words) can be sent to the Editorial Office for announcement on this website.
Submitted manuscripts should not have been published previously, nor be under consideration for publication elsewhere (except conference proceedings papers). All manuscripts are thoroughly refereed through a single-blind peer-review process. A guide for authors and other relevant information for submission of manuscripts is available on the Instructions for Authors page. Insects is an international peer-reviewed open access monthly journal published by MDPI.
Please visit the Instructions for Authors page before submitting a manuscript. The Article Processing Charge (APC) for publication in this open access journal is 1200 CHF (Swiss Francs). Submitted papers should be well formatted and use good English. Authors may use MDPI's English editing service prior to publication or during author revisions.