Operant control of the pattern of licking in rats

@article{HernandezMesa1985OperantCO,
  title={Operant control of the pattern of licking in rats},
  author={N. Hernandez-Mesa and Z I Mamedov and Jan Bure{\vs}},
  journal={Experimental Brain Research},
  year={1985},
  volume={58},
  pages={117-124}
}
In an attempt to slow down the highly regular rate of licking by instrumental conditioning, 10 rats were trained to obtain their daily ration of water in an apparatus equipped with a retractable drinking spout. Termination of a photoelectrically monitored lick started a computer controlled delay during wich the spout was made inaccesible. The subsequent return of the spout was either permanent or limited to a time window (D or W conditions). The cycle was reset by each lick. With stationary… CONTINUE READING

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