Impaired instrumental choice in crib-biting horses (Equus caballus)
Parker, Matthew, Redhead, Edward S., Goodwin, Deborah and McBride, Sebastian D. (2008) Impaired instrumental choice in crib-biting horses (Equus caballus). Behavioural Brain Research, 191, 137-140. (doi:10.1016/j.bbr.2008.03.009).
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Horses displaying an oral stereotypy were tested on an instrumental choice paradigm to examine differences in learning from non-stereotypic counterparts. The paradigm was specifically applied in order to examine learning that requires maintenance of response-outcome judgements. The stereotypic horses were found not to choose a more immediate reinforcer over three learning sessions. This suggests an initial behavioural correlate for dorsomedial striatum dysregulation in the stereotypy phenotype.
|Digital Object Identifier (DOI):||doi:10.1016/j.bbr.2008.03.009|
|Keywords:||horse, stereotypy, striatum, dopamine, concurrent-chain schedules, choice|
|Subjects:||Q Science > QL Zoology
Q Science > QP Physiology
B Philosophy. Psychology. Religion > BF Psychology
|Divisions:||University Structure - Pre August 2011 > School of Psychology
|Date Deposited:||29 Apr 2008|
|Last Modified:||31 Mar 2016 12:28|
|RDF:||RDF+N-Triples, RDF+N3, RDF+XML, Browse.|
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