Is maternal behavior correlated with later explorative behavior of young guinea pigs (Cavia aperea f. porcellus)?

Abstract

The results of previous studies, mostly involving primates, have shown a correlation between mothering styles and later explorative behavior of the young. On the basis of our previous study on the existence of mothering styles in guinea pigs we conclude that three main components of maternal behavior are useful for these kinds of studies: locomotion… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s102119900012

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