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Collective Behaviour: Leadership and Learning in Flocks
Uppsala University, Disciplinary Domain of Science and Technology, Mathematics and Computer Science, Department of Mathematics.
2015 (English)In: Current Biology, ISSN 0960-9822, E-ISSN 1879-0445, Vol. 25, no 23, R1127-R1129 p.Article in journal, Editorial material (Other academic) PublishedText
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A new study has decoded which birds become leaders in homing pigeon flocks, finding an unexpected benefit of leadership: faster birds emerge as leaders, and these leaders learn more about their environment than their followers.

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2015. Vol. 25, no 23, R1127-R1129 p.
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URN: urn:nbn:se:uu:diva-276925DOI: 10.1016/j.cub.2015.10.031ISI: 000366388600008OAI: oai:DiVA.org:uu-276925DiVA: diva2:905636
Available from: 2016-02-23 Created: 2016-02-16 Last updated: 2016-02-23Bibliographically approved

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