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Psychonomic Science

, Volume 14, Issue 3, pp 141–142 | Cite as

The interaction of psychogenic polydipsia with wheel running in rats

  • Evalyn F. Segal
Animal Behavior Motivation

Abstract

Rats on a free-food schedule had access both to a water bottle and to a running wheel. As schedule-induced polydipsia developed, amount of running also increased, but drinking held primacy in three of four rats. When drinking was prevented, running assumed a temporal pattern similar to that characteristic of schedule-induced polydipsia.

Keywords

Water Bottle Pellet Delivery Habit Reversal Food Schedule Restricted Food Ration 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Evalyn F. Segal
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  1. 1.University of Illinois at Chicago CircleChicagoUSA

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