Aging Hinders Memory Storage During Sleep
...ved in learning and memory -- in 11 young and 11 old rats as they navigated mazes
for food rewards. The rats' hippocampal activity was recorded again when th...ung rats, the sequence of neural activity recorded while they navigated the mazes
was repeated while they slept. This was not the case in most of the older r...
Hunger hormone increases during stress, may have antidepressant effect
...ntrol mice, which were allowed free access to food, the calorie-restricted mice displayed decreased levels of anxiety and depression when subjected to mazes
and other standard behavior tests for depression and anxiety.
In addition, mice genetically engineered to be unable to respond to ghrelin were als...
Discredited Drug may Be Used to Aid Mental Development in Down’s Syndrome Patient
...s no longer approved for use in people.
Fernandez gave daily doses of PTZ to the mice for about 2 weeks.
The mice were better able to navigate mazes
and recognize new objects after receiving the drug, and were on par with normal mice.
The gains continued for months after the treatment stopped. ...
Children who used anaesthesia drugs could suffer brain damage
...cal activity in the rats' hippocampus, a brain structure that plays an important role in learning and memory. The rats were tested in several kinds of mazes
used to evaluate memory and learning. In all the tests, the rats that had been anaesthetized in infancy performed much worse than rats that had not be...
mazes in Biological News
Pregnancy not turning minds to mush: Study
...shows that mother rats have improved multi-skilling capacity and less fear responses than non-mothers. The rat data suggests that mother rats navigate mazes
more efficiently, have less anxiety and fear and excel at multi-skilling. That sounds to me like almost every mother I know and I hope that the human ...
Blood pressure response to daily stress provides clues for better hypertension treatment
...one foraging several hours each day, are more anxious. Neurobiologists have shown animals separated from their moms for long periods can't run through mazes
well and tend to back off in competition for food, Dr. Jennifer Pollock says. "We took that to mean their blood pressure could also be hyper reactive....
Nanojewels made easy
...els that use nanostructures to dazzle us with color. It's accomplished through the way light reaches our eyes after passing through the submicroscopic mazes
within these materials.
The seemingly effortless way that nature creates this effect is now rivaled by a rapid and simple method developed through ...
A link is found between morphine addiction and the tendency to explore
...lly through experiments with rats that addiction to morphine is related to a tendency to explore perseveringly and to search for new sensations. Using mazes
and cages, the scientists observed in their experiments that the animals with a greater tendency to explore are more inclined towards an addiction to ...
mazes in Biological Dictionary
...hurch mouse . when the cat's away the mice will play ... Mouse Avoider, a Life & Style Game from AddictingGames: Make fiendishly difficult mazes
and share them Helping you with questions you may have about computer mouses . ... Getting the mouse to work in MS-DOS. CH000253. Mouse acting...