Dr. Vladislav Nachev

Phone: +(49) 030 2093 47942
Email: vladislav.nachev@charite.de
ORCID iD iconorcid.org/0000-0003-0521-6153

 

Education:
2013    Doctoral degree (s.c.l.) at Humboldt University, Berlin, Title of Thesis: “Cognition mediated floral evolution: Pollinator decision making in a virtual pollination ecology paradigm”
2008    Enrolled as a doctoral student at Bielefeld University
2007    Diploma in Zoology at the Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München

Research Interests:
Cognitive Ecology, Behavioral Ecology, Plant-Pollinator Interactions, Co-evolution, Optimal Foraging, Risk sensitivity, Personality traits, Nectarivory

Publications:
Nachev V, Stich KP, Winter C, et al (2017) Cognition-mediated evolution of low-quality floral nectars. Science 355:75–78. doi: 10.1126/science.aah4219
Nachev V, Stich KP, Winter Y (2013) Weber’s Law, the magnitude effect and discrimination of sugar concentrations in nectar-feeding animals. PLoS ONE 8:e74144. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0074144
Nachev V, Thomson JD, Winter Y (2013) The psychophysics of sugar concentration discrimination and contrast evaluation in bumblebees. Anim Cogn 16:417–427. doi: 10.1007/s10071-012-0582-y
Nachev V, Winter Y (2012) The psychophysics of uneconomical choice: non-linear reward evaluation by a nectar feeder. Anim Cogn 15: 393–400. doi:10.1007/s10071-011-0465-7

Data sets and code:
Cognition-mediated Evolution of Low-Quality Floral Nectars (2017) DOI
Simulation Software for “Cognition-mediated Evolution of Low-Quality Floral Nectars” (2017) DOI
Principles of economic rationality in mice (2017) DOI