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Mathieu Lihoreau

Chercheur CNRS en cognition animale, Université de Toulouse III – Paul Sabatier

I am interested in the evolutionary relationships between brains, cognitive capacities and societies. What are the cognitive demands imposed by social life? How much information must be treated and processing power required? I use a comparative approach to answer these questions in insects exhibiting a wide range of social complexities, such as bees, cockroaches and fruit flies.


  • –present
    Chercheur en cognition animale, Centre national de la recherche scientifique (CNRS)