Fruit fly decision making: Drosophila considers difficult choices just like people.

Fruit Flies Deliberate Over Difficult Decisions Just Like People (Video)

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June 2 2014 10:43 AM

Drosophila Deliberation

The amazing capacity of fruit flies to mull over difficult decisions.

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Drosophila melanogaster

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Deliberation in fruit flies was so similar to humans that researchers could predict their decisions based on the same mathematical models used on people.

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