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  • Passive Avoidance Response in Rats FI

Passive Avoidance Response in Rats: Effects of Handling and Novel Object Recognition

Animal Behavior, Neuroscience, News|

Storing aversive memories is important to survival, but learned avoidance responses decrease over time without reinforcement. Since little is known about the mechanisms behind this process, Bengoetxea de Tena et al. evaluated how naive rats respond to a learning and memory task under fear conditions in a recently published study, which we review in this blog post.

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