The sexual preference of female rats is influenced by males' adolescent social stress history and social status

  title={The sexual preference of female rats is influenced by males' adolescent social stress history and social status},
  author={Cheryl M. McCormick and Nicole M Cameron and Madison A. Thompson and Mark J Cumming and Travis E. Hodges and Marissa Langett},
  journal={Hormones and Behavior},

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