The Causes of Fighting in Mice and Rats

@article{Scott1951TheCO,
  title={The Causes of Fighting in Mice and Rats},
  author={J. P. Scott and Emil Fredericson},
  journal={Physiological Zoology},
  year={1951},
  volume={24},
  pages={273 - 309}
}
A LL behavior may be considered as an attempt of an organism to adjust to changed conditions, whether internal or external. When fighting behavior is analyzed, it is found to be one of several patterns of behavior which may provide some measure of adjustment when two organisms come into conflict. Other common and closely related alternate patterns are escape behavior, defensive behavior, and passivity. It is difficult to consider any of these without the others, and it is with this general… 

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