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Infant macaque monkeys (Macaca arctoides) were individually raised to age 6 months in large clear cubes built into one wall of a control colony that allowed them visual access to it but not tactile contact. The two deprivation conditions (Cond 2 and Cond 3) were equal both in physical size and with respect to partial social isolation. They differed in the(More)
Stumptailed monkeys were reared from 1 week after birth to 6 months of age in either a colony condition with the mother or in partial social isolation that allowed visual contact with the colony animals, but not physical contact. At 6 months of age the animals were killed and selected areas of the neocortex stained by the Golgi-Cox method. Relatively(More)
The genetic determinants and phenotypic traits which make a Staphylococcus aureus strain a successful colonizer are largely unknown. The genetic diversity and population structure of 133 S. aureus isolates from healthy, generally risk-free adult carriers were investigated using four different typing methods: multilocus sequence typing (MLST), amplified(More)
Sixteen infant stumptail monkeys were reared to 6 months under four conditions. Behaviors and cortical neuroanatomy were compared. Earlier studies showed effects on stellate cell dendrites. Here are reported the results in six cortical areas on basilar dendrites of layer III pyramidal cells. Basilar dendrites show significantly larger numbers (p less than(More)
Forty-eight kittens were dark reared or light reared from birth for 1 to 8 months and formed 6 age groups. Following rearing the kittens were examined daily in several tasks of visually guided behavior. Compared to younger dark-reared groups of kittens, older deprived groups showed longer acquisition times for visual placing to a surface, visual tracking,(More)
In this study, we test the flexibility of the cat's visual system by examining the visual-motor effects of both moderate and extreme lateral displacement of the visual field. While being reared with masks that provided either 0, 15, or 30 diopters lateral displacement of the visual field, 23 kittens received 3 tests of visual-motor abilities: a visual cliff(More)
The ability of neonate macaque monkeys to learn to respond to artificial spatial sensory information was studied through the use of compact, head-worn, electronic spatial sonars with audible displays, which translate spatial information into auditory dimensions specifying distance, direction, and surface characteristics. Three animals were born in the dark(More)
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