Behavioral profile and dorsal hippocampal cells in carioca high-conditioned freezing rats

@article{Dias2009BehavioralPA,
  title={Behavioral profile and dorsal hippocampal cells in carioca high-conditioned freezing rats},
  author={Gisele Pereira Dias and M{\'a}rio Cesar do Nascimento Bevilaqua and Anna Claudia Domingos Silveira and Jesus Landeira-Fernandez and Patr{\'i}cia Franca Gardino},
  journal={Behavioural Brain Research},
  year={2009},
  volume={205},
  pages={342-348}
}
Selection for contextual fear conditioning is an important behavioral paradigm for studying the role of genetic variables and their interaction with the surrounding environment in the etiology and development of anxiety disorders. Recently, a new line of animals selectively bred for high levels of freezing in response to contextual cues previously associated with footshock was developed from a Wistar population. The purpose of the present study was to evaluate the emotional and cognitive… CONTINUE READING

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