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Attention, learning and behavior: Animal studies

  1. Content type: Short paper

    Our previous research showed that 4 h of maternal anesthesia with isoflurane during early gestation in pregnant rats leads to a deficit in spatial memory of adult male offspring. Because spatial memory is pred...

    Authors: Arvind Palanisamy, Gregory Crosby and Deborah J. Culley

    Citation: Behavioral and Brain Functions 2017 13:14

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  2. Content type: Research

    Green tea extract (GTE) has various health promoting effects on animals and humans. However, the effects of perinatal exposure to GTE on the behavioral aspects of offspring have not been elucidated thus far. G...

    Authors: Jamaan Ajarem, Gawaher Al Rashedi, Mohamed Mohany and Ahmed Allam

    Citation: Behavioral and Brain Functions 2017 13:10

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  3. Content type: Research

    Developmental stress has been hypothesised to interact with genetic predisposition to increase the risk of developing substance use disorders. Here we have investigated the effects of maternal separation-induc...

    Authors: Jacqueline S. Womersley, Bafokeng Mpeta, Jacqueline J. Dimatelis, Lauriston A. Kellaway, Dan J. Stein and Vivienne A. Russell

    Citation: Behavioral and Brain Functions 2016 12:18

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    Histone acetylation is regulated in response to stress and plays an important role in learning and memory. Chronic stress is known to deteriorate cognition, whereas acute stress facilitates memory formation. H...

    Authors: Akemi Uwaya, Hyunjin Lee, Jonghyuk Park, Hosung Lee, Junko Muto, Sanae Nakajima, Shigeo Ohta and Toshio Mikami

    Citation: Behavioral and Brain Functions 2016 12:8

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  5. Content type: Research

    In the present study, the role of gonadectomy on memory impairment and the density of androgen receptor-immunoreactive neurons in rats’ hippocampus as well as the ability of testosterone to compensate of memo...

    Authors: Sajjad Moghadami, Mehrdad Jahanshahi, Hamid Sepehri and Hossein Amini

    Citation: Behavioral and Brain Functions 2016 12:5

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