Section 7
Chapter 6,767

The shuttle avoidance response chains of rats

Roberts, A.E.

Bulletin of the Psychonomic Society 24(2): 163-165


ISSN/ISBN: 0090-5054
Accession: 006766622

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Three female hooded rats received free-operant avoidance training that incorporated a shuttle requirement. The rats' activities during the final portions of Sessions 5, 10, and 15 were systematically analyzed. The rats showed minimal within- and between-subject differences in their shuttle-avoidance response chains: They walked across and beyond the midline, paused, turned, and again walked across and beyond the midline. Comparisons between shuttle- and leverpress-avoidance response chains are offered.

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