Appetitive sexual behavior in male rats: 1. The role of olfaction in level-changing behavior.

@article{Furth1996AppetitiveSB,
  title={Appetitive sexual behavior in male rats: 1. The role of olfaction in level-changing behavior.},
  author={Wouter Ralph van Furth and Jan M van Ree},
  journal={Physiology & behavior},
  year={1996},
  volume={60 3},
  pages={999-1005}
}
Level-changing behavior is a form of anticipatory behavior of a male rat, when tested in a bilevel testbox. The male explores the testcage prior to introduction of a female. The female is introduced after 5 min. The number of level changes displayed by the male in this period reflects appetitive aspects of sexual behavior and it was suggested that analysis… CONTINUE READING