Guppies Show Behavioural but Not Cognitive Sex Differences in a Novel Object Recognition Test

@inproceedings{LuconXiccato2016GuppiesSB,
  title={Guppies Show Behavioural but Not Cognitive Sex Differences in a Novel Object Recognition Test},
  author={Tyrone Lucon-Xiccato and Marco Dadda},
  booktitle={PloS one},
  year={2016}
}
The novel object recognition (NOR) test is a widely-used paradigm to study learning and memory in rodents. NOR performance is typically measured as the preference to interact with a novel object over a familiar object based on spontaneous exploratory behaviour. In rats and mice, females usually have greater NOR ability than males. The NOR test is now available for a large number of species, including fish, but sex differences have not been properly tested outside of rodents. We compared male… CONTINUE READING