A behavioral analysis of habituation and sensitization of shortening in the semi-intact leech.

@article{Boulis1988ABA,
  title={A behavioral analysis of habituation and sensitization of shortening in the semi-intact leech.},
  author={Nicholas M. Boulis and Christie L. Sahley},
  journal={The Journal of neuroscience : the official journal of the Society for Neuroscience},
  year={1988},
  volume={8 12},
  pages={4621-7}
}
We have previously demonstrated that the shortening reflex of the leech Hirudo medicinalis displays habituation, dishabituation, and sensitization. In this paper we demonstrate that the shortening reflex of the semi-intact animal also displays these phenomena. In the first experiment we found that the magnitude of the touch-elicited shortening reflex… CONTINUE READING

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