Luiz L.M. Melo

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It has been suggested that access to high caloric food attenuates stress response. The present paper investigates whether access to commercial chow enriched with glucose and fat, here referred to as comfort food alters behavioral, metabolic, and hormonal parameters of rats submitted to three daily sessions of foot-shock stress. Food intake, anxiety-like(More)
Spatial models have been used in many fields of science where the data are collected in different locations, i.e. each observation is associated to a point in space. In particular, the analysis of spatial dispersion of the risk of occurrence of a certain event is in general performed via maps of incidence, where a set of areas is shaded according to the(More)
Spatial models have been used in many fields of science where the data are collected in different locations, i.e. each observation is associated to a point in space. In particular, the analysis of spatial dispersion of the risk of occurrence of a certain event is in general performed via maps of incidence, where a set of areas is shaded according to the(More)
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