Unraveling the fluctuations of animal motor activity.


Human and animal behavior exhibits power law correlations whose origin is controversial. In this work, the spontaneous motion of laboratory rodents was recorded during several days. It is found that animal motion is scale-free and that the scaling is introduced by the inactivity pauses both by its length as well as by its specific ordering. Furthermore, the… (More)
DOI: 10.1063/1.3211189

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