Aging-related changes in the effects of social isolation on social behavior in rats.

Abstract

Aging is generally associated with cognitive dysfunction and alterations in emotional response. Moreover, in social situations, aging decreases social interaction with unfamiliar individuals, suggesting the decline of social cognition/motivation and a high level of anxiety. Although it is known that isolation housing has various effects on subsequent… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.physbeh.2010.10.001

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