PSYCHOGENETICS OF EMOTIONALITY IN THE RAT *

@article{Broadhurst1969PSYCHOGENETICSOE,
  title={PSYCHOGENETICS OF EMOTIONALITY IN THE RAT *},
  author={Peter Lovell Broadhurst},
  journal={Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences},
  year={1969},
  volume={159}
}
  • P. L. Broadhurst
  • Published 1 July 1969
  • Psychology
  • Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences
The open-field test has played a long and honorable part in the relatively short history of comparative psychology, having now been in use for as much as 35 years. It is clear that, on the basis of recent work, it has now reached the status of one of the few widely used, relatively standardized instruments in animal psychology, the need for which has long been evident, but which has rarely been achieved. Thus, along with the Skinner box, escape-avoidance conditioning, and some of the… 
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