Department of Brain Behaviour and Evolution

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Bactrocera tryoni Agriculture & Biology
Tephritidae Medicine & Life Sciences
Formicidae Agriculture & Biology
Ants Medicine & Life Sciences
ant Earth & Environmental Sciences
spider Earth & Environmental Sciences
Salticidae Agriculture & Biology
nests Agriculture & Biology

Projects 2006 2015

Evolution of intelligence in small brains: how to navigate the messy natural outdoors smartly

Cheng, K., Newton, J., MQRES, M., PhD Contribution (ARC), P. C. (. & Wehner, R.


Project: Research

Research Output 2001 2013

How the Thatcher illusion reveals evolutionary differences in the face processing of primates

Weldon, K. B., Taubert, J., Smith, C. L. & Parr, L. A. Sep 2013 In : Animal Cognition. 16, 5, p. 691-700 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Macaca mulatta
information processing

Post-teneral nutrition as an influence on reproductive development, sexual performance and longevity of Queensland fruit flies

Taylor, P. W., Pérez-Staples, D., Weldon, C. W., Collins, S. R., Fanson, B. G., Yap, S. & Smallridge, C. Jun 2013 In : Journal of Applied Entomology. 137, Suppl.1, p. 113-125 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Bactrocera tryoni
Sexual Development
sexual development
sterile insect technique

Vector-based and landmark-guided navigation in desert ants of the same species inhabiting landmark-free and landmark-rich environments

Cheng, K., Middleton, E. J. T. & Wehner, R. Sep 2012 In : Journal of Experimental Biology. 215, 18, p. 3169-3174 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle



Australian Museum Eureka Prize for Research that Contributes to the Protection of Animals

K-lynn Smith (Recipient) & Christopher Evans (Recipient), 2010