From the ACE lab and by TJ Czaczkes
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Poissonnier L-A, Hartmann Y, Czaczkes TJ (2023) Ants combine object affordance with latent learning to make efficient foraging decisions. PNAS
Wagner T, Galante H, Josens R, Czaczkes TJ (2023) Systematic examination of learning in the invasive ant Linepithema humile reveals fast learning and long-lasting memory. Animal Behaviour.
Galante H, Czaczkes TJ (2023) Invasive ant learning is not affected by seven potential neuroactive chemicals. Current Zoology
De Agrò M, Matschunas C, Czaczkes TJ (2022) Bundling and segregation affect
pheromone deposition, but not choice, in an ant. eLife
Oberhauser FB, Bogenberger K, Czaczkes TJ (2022) Ants prefer the option they are trained to first. Journal of Experimental Biology
Czaczkes TJ (2022) Advanced cognition in ants. Myrmecological News
Czaczkes TJ, Berger A, Koch A, Dreisbach G (2021) Conflict interference in ant insect. Journal of Comparative Psychology
Wenig K, Bach R, Czaczkes TJ (2021) Hard limits to cognitive flexibility: ants can learn to ignore but not avoid pheromone trails. Journal of Experimental Biology
De Agrò M, Grimwade D, Bach R, Czaczkes TJ (2021) Irrational risk aversion in an ant Animal Cognition
Koch A, Czaczkes TJ (2020) No specialist pheromone-ignoring ants in Lasius niger Ecological Entomology
Czaczkes TJ, Kumar P (2020) Very rapid multi-odour discrimination learning in the ant Lasius niger Insectes Sociaux
Oberhauser FB, Koch, A, de Agro M, Rex K, Czaczkes TJ (2020) Ants resort to heuristics when facing tasks they cannot solve. Proceedings of the Royal Society B
Wendt S, Kleinhölting N, Czaczkes TJ (2020) Negative feedback: Ants choose unoccupied over occupied food sources and lay more pheromone to them. Journal of the Royal Society: Interface
Wendt S, Czaczkes TJ (2020) Labelling effect in insects: cue associations influence perceived food value in ants (Lasius niger). Journal of Comparative Psychology
Czaczkes TJ (2020) Communication: Recruitment to Resources. In: Starr C. (eds) Encyclopedia of Social Insects. Springer, Cham.
Jones A, Czaczkes TJ, Gallager AJ, Oberhauser FB, Gourlay E, Bacon JP (2019) Copy when uncertain: lower light levels increase trail pheromone depositing and reliance on pheromone trails in ants. Animal Behaviour 156, 87-95
Oberhauser FB, Middleton EJT, Latty T, & Czaczkes TJ (2019) Meat ants cut more trail shortcuts when facing longer detours. Journal of Experimental Biology 222 (21)
Czaczkes TJ, Beckwith JJ, Horsh A-L, & Hartig F (2019) The multi-dimensional nature of information drives prioritization of private over social information in ant.
Proceedings of the Royal Society B 20191136
Wendt S, Strunk, KS, Heinze J, Roider, A, & Czaczkes TJ (2019) Positive and negative incentive contrasts lead to relative value perception in ants. eLife 45450
Giehr J, Czaczkes TJ & Heinze J (2019) Sanitary behavior in queenright and queenless ant colonies. Behavioural Processes 164 86-90
Oberhauser FB, Schlemm A, Wendt S, & Czaczkes TJ (2019) Private information conflict: Ants prefer olfactory cues to route memory. Animal Cognition 22 (3) 355-364
Grüter C & Czaczkes TJ (2019) Communication in social insects and how it is shapred by individual experience. Animal Behaviour 151 207-215
Czaczkes TJ, Urrutia A-MB, Ghislandi P, & Tuni C (2018) reduced light avoidance in spiders from populations in light-polluted urban environments.
Oberhauser FB, Koch A & Czaczkes TJ (2018) Small differences in learning speed for different food qualities can drive efficient collective foraging in ant colonies. Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology
Oberhauser FB, & Czaczkes TJ (2018) Tasting the unexpected: diconfirmation of experations leads to lower perceived food value in an invertebrate. Biology Letters 14: 20180440
Czaczkes TJ, Brandstetter B, di Stefano I, & Heinze J (2018) Greater effort increases perceived value in an invertebrate. Journal of Comparative Psychology
Czaczkes TJ, Koch A, Fröber K, & Dreisbach G (2018) Voluntary switching in an invertebrate: the effect of cue and reward change. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Animal Learning and Cognition
Czaczkes TJ (2018) Using T- and Y-mazes in myrmecology and elsewhere: a practical guide. Insectes Sociaux, 65(2), 213–224.
von Thienen W & Czaczkes TJ (2018) Do Ants Use Ant Colony Optimization? In Shortest Path Solvers. From Software to Wetware (pp. 265–291). Springer, Cham.
Bayer M, Czaczkes, TJ, & Tuni C (2018). Does silk mediate chemical communication between the sexes in a nuptial feeding spider? Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology, 72 (49).
Bernadou A, Czaczkes TJ & Heinze (2017) From inside to outside and back again: changing waste dump formation, defecation and worker localization in a clonal ant
No evidence for tactile communication of direction in foraging Lasius ants
Bruce AI, Czaczkes TJ, Burd M. (2017) Tall trails: ants resolve an asymmetry of information and capacity in collective maintenance of infrastructure. Animal Behaviour 127, 179-185.
Forster A, Czaczkes TJ, Warner E, Woodall T, Martin E, Ratnieks FLW. (2014) Effect of trail bifurcation asymmetry and pheromone presence or absence on trail choice by Lasius niger ants. Ethology 120:768–771.
Jones S, van Zweden J, Grüter C, Menezes C, Alves D, Nunes-Silva P, Czaczkes TJ, Imperatriz-Fonseca V, Ratnieks FLW. (2012) The role of wax and resin in the nestmate recognition system of a stingless bee, Tetragonisca angustula. Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology 66:1–12.
Czaczkes TJ, Ratnieks FLW. (2011) Simple rules result in the adaptive turning of food items to reduce drag during cooperative food transport in the ant Pheidole oxyops. Insectes Sociaux. 58:91–96.