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Intermale aggression in mice, selected for the cognitive trait

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The data are presented on intermale aggression in mice which were selected for high scores of cognitive trait (the ability for extrapolation of movement direction) in comparison to the data of control mice performance. The changes in aggression level in the course of selection are presumably connected with anxiety level which also changed during selection generations.

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Original Russian Text © O.V. Perepelkina, A.Yu. Tarassova, N.M. Surina, I.G. Lilp, V.A. Golibrodo, I.I. Poletaeva, 2017, published in Doklady Akademii Nauk, 2017, Vol. 475, No. 4, pp. 465–468.

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Perepelkina, O.V., Tarassova, A.Y., Surina, N.M. et al. Intermale aggression in mice, selected for the cognitive trait. Dokl Biol Sci 475, 151–153 (2017).

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