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Bulletin of the Psychonomic Society

, Volume 16, Issue 2, pp 128–130 | Cite as

Behavioral effects of intracerebroventricular infusion of luteinizing hormone releasing hormone (LH-RH) in pigeons

  • J. Martin Ramirez
  • Juan D. Delius
Article

Abstract

Pigeons were implanted with stainless steel cannulae in the lateral ventricles of the brain and infused with different concentrations of LH-RH and CF insulin, as well as with saline, in counterbalanced order. LH-RH elicited dose-dependent effects in the animals’ behavior, and CF insulin resulted in much weaker reactions; the saline infusion generally had no effects. These results suggest that LH-RH could nonspecifically regulate a wide range of complex behavior.

Keywords

Luteinizing Hormone Agonistic Behavior Nictitate Membrane Luteinizing Hormone Release Hormone Intraventricular Injection 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • J. Martin Ramirez
    • 1
  • Juan D. Delius
    • 1
  1. 1.Psychologisches InstitutRuhr-UniversitätBochumWest Germany

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