The medial amygdala controls the coital access of female rats: a possible involvement of emotional responsiveness.

Abstract

Partner preference and paced mating tests were accomplished in ovariectomized female rats following bilateral radiofrequency lesions in the medial amygdala. Open field behavior and passive avoidance learning were also examined to investigate the underlying behavioral mechanism. Partner preference was determined in a chamber located between castrated and… (More)

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