MPOA lesions affect female pacing of copulation in rats.

@article{Yang2000MPOALA,
  title={MPOA lesions affect female pacing of copulation in rats.},
  author={L Y Yang and Linda G. Clements},
  journal={Behavioral neuroscience},
  year={2000},
  volume={114 6},
  pages={
          1191-202
        }
}
  • L Y Yang, Linda G. Clements
  • Published in Behavioral neuroscience 2000
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • This study examined the effects of electrolytic and ibotenic acid (IA) lesions of the medial preoptic area (MPOA) on the temporal pattern of female sexual behavior in the laboratory rat. Both electrolytic and IA MPOA lesions significantly increased the female's latency to return to the male after an intromission or an ejaculation, thereby decreasing the percentage of time spent with a male. Both types of MPOA lesions significantly increased the percentage of times the female left the male's… CONTINUE READING

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