Lateralization of reward in rats: differences in reinforcing thresholds.

  title={Lateralization of reward in rats: differences in reinforcing thresholds.},
  author={Stanley D. Glick and Linda M. Weaver and Richard C. Meibach},
  volume={207 4435},
Fourteen rats with bilaterally implanted lateral hypothalamic electrodes were allowed to self-stimulate each side of the brain during daily test sessions. Rotation (circling behavior) during self-stimulation sessions was also recorded. All rats rotated in preferential direction regardless of the side of the brain stimulated, and, in each case, the direction was the same as that subsequently determined in response to d-amphetamine. All rats had asymmetries in self-stimulation thresholds related… CONTINUE READING

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