intruder paradigm in aggression PCP research

Hiro-aki Takeuchi, Ph.D. h-a-take at sci.shizuoka.ac.jp
Thu Feb 15 12:44:19 EST 1996


At 04:07:10 GMT 96/02/15, Jeff Helm <i9370779 at wsunix.wsu.edu> wrote:
>Hello!...I'm an undergrad at Washington State University and I'm going to 
>be aggression testing.  I plan on using the intruder paradigm, and have 
>done some background research of course...I find the methods section of 
>the papers I've read to be too vague...I want some specifics on how 
>everything works so if anyone knows of some information I can use that 
>would be very nice.  I am looking for ANY information on aggression 
>testing with rats...first hand experience, pointers, refrences, 
>observation methodologies, ANYTHING.  Thanks a bunch...please reply to my 
>address since I don't regularly monitor this newsgroup.

See the following paper and book (Science paperback),

(1) Takeuchi,H. and Kawashima,S.
    Ultrasonic vocalizations and aggressive behavior in male rats.
    Physiology and Behavior, 38: 545-550, 1986.

(2) Silverman,A.P. 
    Animal Behaviour in the Laboratory.
     (Behavioural tests and their interpretation illustrated 
      mainly by psychopharmacology in the rat) 
    Chapman and Hall, London, 1978.

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