Lead contamination: Chronic and acute behavioral effects in the albino rat
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Rats trained on an operant discrimination were subjected daily to a low level of lead contamination. Chronic contamination increased the variability of the discrimination behavior. Increased contamination produced an acute shift in the distribution of interresponse times.
KeywordsSaccharin Discrimination Training Discrimination Ratio Lead Contamination Interresponse Time
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