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The Behavior of the Laboratory RatA Handbook with Tests$
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Ian Q. Whishaw and Bryan Kolb

Print publication date: 2004

Print ISBN-13: 9780195162851

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: May 2009

DOI: 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195162851.001.0001

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Grooming

Grooming

Chapter:
(p.141) 13 Grooming
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The Behavior of the Laboratory Rat
Author(s):

J. Wayne Aldridge

Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195162851.003.0013

This chapter discusses grooming in rats. Topics covered include implications of syntactical grooming for nervous system function, neural substrates for coding of grooming syntax, and role of dopamine in sequential chain grooming.

Keywords:   laboratory rats, rodent grooming, grooming behavior, sequential chain grooming, dopamine

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