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Factors in learning behavior of the albino rat

Neil Jacob Frederik Van Steenberg

Factors in learning behavior of the albino rat

by Neil Jacob Frederik Van Steenberg

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Published in Chicago .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Rats -- Psychology.,
  • Animal intelligence.,
  • Learning in animals.,
  • Mammals -- Psychology.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Neil J.F. Van Steenberg.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQL785 .V33 1938b
    The Physical Object
    Paginationiv, 35 l.
    Number of Pages35
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5344226M
    LC Control Number72200517

    Thorndike explained learning with his Law of Effect. Animals tended to repeat a behavior that resulted in a "pleasing effect." This was an early version of the concept of positive reinforcement that B. F. Skinner used so effectively later in the century. Thorndike believed when an animal stumbled upon a behavior that produced a desirable effect. Full text of "Animal motivation: experimental studies on the albino rat" See other formats.

    The congenital sexual behavior of the young male albino rat. J. Comp. Psychol. Experimental studies of two important factors underlying masculine sexual behavior: The nervous system and the internal secretion of the testis. J. Exp. Psychol. The awakening of copulatory ability in the male albino rat. Am. J. Fear conditioning is a learning paradigm in which a rat or mouse is trained to associate a particular context or cue with an aversive stimulus, such as a mild shock. When the animal is subsequently exposed to the cue or context associated with the shock, it will display a stereotypical freezing by: 4.

      The widespread and increasing use of cooperative learning is one of the great success stories of social and educational psychology. Its success largely rests on the relationships among theory, research, and practice. Social interdependence theory provides a foundation on Cited by:   The use of rats in laboratories has roots deep in history, stretching back several hundred years. Rats are a natural choice for laboratory testing for several reasons: * They're highly intelligent and, when tamed, are friendly and docile * They.


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The table of intercorrelations published by Dr. Thorndike in theGenetic Psychology Monographs, ,17, No. 1, has been reanalyzed into ten factors.

Rotation of the reference vectors resulted in a configuration which, for all practical purposes, may be said to show a simple structure and (except for one variable on one factor) a positive by: 5. The Effect of Tobacco Smoke on the Growth and Learning Behavior of the Albino Rat and its Progeny [Pechstein, Louis A and Wilder R Reynolds] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.

The Effect of Tobacco Smoke on the Growth and Learning Behavior of the Albino Rat and its ProgenyAuthor: Louis A and Wilder R Reynolds Pechstein. This experiment was designed to establish more conclusively the presence or absence of operationally defined altruistic behavior in the white rat.

One animal could significantly reduce or completely alleviate another animal’s distress state (created by foot shock) by appropriate manipulation of two operant levers. “Altruistic” behavior was shown to a significant degree only by animals Cited by: The congenital sexual behavior of the young male albino rat on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.

The Lewis rat was developed by Margaret Lewis from Wistar stock in the early s. Characteristics include albino coloring, docile behavior, and low fertility.

The Lewis rat suffers from several spontaneous pathologies: first, they can suffer from high incidences of neoplasms, with the rat's lifespan mainly determined by this.

Get this from a library. Animal motivation experimental studies on the albino rat. [C J Warden; Columbia University. Council for Research in the Social Sciences.] -- An analysis of the motivation factors to animal behavior through the study of albino rats. Examines the behavioral drive around hunger, thirst, sex, and exploration using the obstruction method.

TIE ONTOGENY OF BEHAVIOUR IN THE ALBINO RAT* BY ROBERT C. BOLLES AND PAUL J. WOODS Hollins College. There is a huge literature involving the domesticated white rat.t But the intensive use of this animal is only due in part to an intrinsic interest in the animal itself ; much of it reflects merely the convenience of the rat in a number of fields of by: Altruistic behavior in the albino rat.

based on factors other than “instinctive” ones, is offered. The book provides clear and accessible information that avoids anthropomorphisms Author: James Thomas Greene.

The prenatal of behavior in the albino rat. A great deal has been learned about fetal sensory experience and associative learning over the past four decades, but far less is known about how. Experiment on feralization of the albino rat.

Year Book No. 15 of the Carnegie Institute of Washington. Donaldson, H. Territorial behavior of laboratory rats under conditions of peripheral anosmia. Learning and Behavior. 4(3): Ontogeny of maternal behavior in the laboratory rat: factors underlying changes in.

BEHAVIORAL BIOL (), Abstract No. Development of Nocturnal Behavior in Albino Rats1 STATA NORTON, BRUCE CULVER, and PHYLLIS MULLENIX Department of Pharmacology, University of Kansas Medical Center, College of Health Sciences and Hospital, Kansas City, Kansas When the activity of groups of rats is monitored in a residential maze equipped Cited by: behavior to be captured for computer manipulation.

Once a video tape of behavior is made, the behavior can be subject to frame-by-frame analysis. Each video frame pro-vides a 1/30s snapshot of behavior. If rat licking is being studied, a single lick cycle would be represented on three successive video frames, a resolution that is adequate for.

Acta Physiol Pharmacol Neerl. Dec;14(4) Ethological study of the behaviour of the albino rat in a passive-avoidance test. van der Poel by: The best-known rat species are the black rat (Rattus rattus) and the brown rat (Rattus norvegicus).This group, generally known as the Old World rats or true rats, originated in are bigger than most Old World mice, which are their relatives, but seldom weigh over grams ( lb) in the wild.

The term rat is also used in the names of other small mammals that are not true : Mammalia. Albino rats also have impairments of vision, sense of smell, motor skills, and spatial learning, and sleep patterns.

Albino rats have impaired vision Albino rats have fewer light sensitive cells in their eyes, an abnormal eye-to-brain connection, and a translucent iris which leads to dazzling and retinal degeneration.

Buy The Rat: A Study in Behavior 1 by Barnett, S. (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders.4/5(3). obtained evidence that nutritional factors play an important role in the susceptibility of the rat to convulsive seizures induced by exposure to sound.

Furthermore, inanition, vitamin B1, and vitamin B complex deficiencies were found to be contributing factors to increased sensitivity.

A significant. The rat is the primary model for mechanistic studies of human reproduction. In models of diabetes, the rat model behaves more like the human disease in important ways, including the ability of environmental agents (e.g. toxins, stress, diet and vaccination) to modify the disease.

For drug studies, the size of the rat enables serial blood draws. Animal motivation: experimental studies on the albino rat / By. Warden, Carl John, Columbia University.

Council for research in the social sciences. Type. Book Material. Published material. Publication info. New York:Columbia university press, Notes. albino rats: rats with white fur and pink eyes; used extensively in laboratory experiments.

Summary of Segmentation Stages, Rate, and Volume Changes. The following summary of the data (table 3) gained by a study of the models of oviducts containing ova in stages from the pronuclear to cell to cell stages in which latter stage transit to the uterine horn occurs, is presented to indicate rate of transit within the oviduct.

Normal stages for the albino rat, taken about the middle of the seventh day after insemination, are shown in fig Part 1. I'(>ferencp to this fif>;ur(' iiiny scia'c to show thai (hiring tho early hours of the seventh day after iiiseniiiial ion, the phenomenon of inversion or enty]\v of the genu layers is initiated in the albino rat.

• This article sets forth two theses: (1) that animal models of aggressive behavior have utility in fostering and guiding human aggression research; and (2) that clinical violence research should now focus on the severely and repetitively aggressive patients for study and therapeutic by: