Odor-Aversion Learning in Neonatal Rats Journal Article uri icon



  • Two-day-old rats were exposed to a novel odor and injected with an illness-inducing drug, lithium chloride. When tested at 8 days of age, these pups avoided pine shavings scented with the odor, whereas control pups did not. These results imply that rat pups are capable of associative learning at a much earlier age than was thought possible.

publication date

  • November 25, 1977

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  • closed

Date in CU Experts

  • August 22, 2014 2:36 AM

Full Author List

  • Rudy JW; Cheatle MD

author count

  • 2

Other Profiles

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 0036-8075

Electronic International Standard Serial Number (EISSN)

  • 1095-9203

Additional Document Info

start page

  • 845

end page

  • 846


  • 198


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