Consistent individual differences in standard exploration tasks in the black rat (Rattus rattus).

@article{ampachov2017ConsistentID,
  title={Consistent individual differences in standard exploration tasks in the black rat (Rattus rattus).},
  author={Barbora Žampachov{\'a} and Barbora Kaftanov{\'a} and Hana {\vS}im{\'a}nkov{\'a} and Eva Landov{\'a} and Daniel Frynta},
  journal={Journal of comparative psychology},
  year={2017},
  volume={131 2},
  pages={150-162}
}
In a fluctuating environment, the optimal level of exploratory behavior depends on the proportion of current risks and benefits. The exploratory behavior is, therefore, often subjected to heterogenous selection. In populations of commensal rodents living in close proximity of humans, this pressure is further increased by pest management. We hypothesize that… CONTINUE READING