Experiment I : Induction of Filial Huddling Preferences with Acute Daily Experience . Beyond the Effects of Mere Exposure

  • JEFFREY R. ALBERTS BRAD
  • Published 2004

Abstract

Norway rat pups, 15 days of age and older, huddle preferentially with members of their own species. This normal f i l i a l response can be reassigned, however, by altering the olfactory characteristics of the mother. The present series of experiments was designed to isolate those aspects of maternal stimulation that establish the rial huddling preferences… (More)

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