Choice between cocaine and food by rhesus monkeys: effects of conditions of food availability.

@article{Nader1992ChoiceBC,
  title={Choice between cocaine and food by rhesus monkeys: effects of conditions of food availability.},
  author={M A Nader and W S Woolverton},
  journal={Behavioural pharmacology},
  year={1992},
  volume={3 6},
  pages={635-638}
}
The present experiment was designed to examine the effects of the conditions of food availability on choice between cocaine and food in rhesus monkeys. Monkeys (n = 3), maintained at approximately 90% of their free-feeding weights, were trained in a discrete-trials choice procedure and allowed to choose between intravenous injections of cocaine (0.03-1.0mg/kg/injection) and food delivery (4 pellets; 1g/pellet) during daily 7-h sessions. When food was available both within the session and by… CONTINUE READING

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