On cognitive maps and reinforcement learning in large-scale animal behavior

February 9, 2021 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm
Yossi Yovel, hosted by Mor Ben-Tov
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Duke Neurobiology welcomes Yossi Yovel, Associate Professor in the School of Zoology and in the School of Neuroscience at Tel Aviv University, and the head of the lab of NeuroEcology. For connection info, email d.shipman@duke.edu. Abstract: Bats are extreme aviators and amazing navigators. Many bat species nightly commute dozens of kilometers in search of food, and some bat species annually migrate over thousands of kilometers. Studying bats in their natural environment has always been extremely challenging because of their small size (mostly