Individual aged rats are impaired on repeated reversal due to loss of different behavioral patterns.

@article{Means1992IndividualAR,
  title={Individual aged rats are impaired on repeated reversal due to loss of different behavioral patterns.},
  author={Larry W. Means and R. D. Holsten},
  journal={Physiology & behavior},
  year={1992},
  volume={52 5},
  pages={959-63}
}
Aged rodents compared to young rodents are impaired in making repeated reversals and more variable in performance on many tasks. In the present study, a comparison of ten aged (21 months) and 10 young (3 months) Sprague-Dawley rats on a repeated spatial discrimination reversal water escape task revealed that the deficient and variable performance of the… CONTINUE READING