Malnutrition and social isolation: Learning in the developing rhesus monkey

@article{Yeaton1978MalnutritionAS,
  title={Malnutrition and social isolation: Learning in the developing rhesus monkey},
  author={Susan Paula Yeaton and M. F. O'connell and David Allen Strobel},
  journal={Physiology & Behavior},
  year={1978},
  volume={20},
  pages={125-128}
}
Abstract Early diet and environment were manipulated in a factorial experiment in which the mastery of a spatial delayed alternation task was investigated. Protein-calorie malnutrition resulted in a retarded rate of acquisition while partial social isolation appeared to enhance performance relative to socially reared groups. No interaction was found between treatments. 
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