Effects of corticosterone on submissiveness in mice: Some temporal and theoretical considerations

@article{Leshner1980EffectsOC,
  title={Effects of corticosterone on submissiveness in mice: Some temporal and theoretical considerations},
  author={Alan Leshner and Stephen J Korn and James F. Mixon and Caren Rosenthal and Andrew K. Besser},
  journal={Physiology \& Behavior},
  year={1980},
  volume={24},
  pages={283-288}
}

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