The effects of pre-puberal environment and post-puberal blindness on maze learning
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After weaning, one group of rats was housed in an impoverished environment while a second group was housed in an enriched environment. At maturity, about one-half of each environment group was blinded. Subsequent performance in a Lashley Type III maze indicated that both blinding and the impoverished environment had significant deleterious effects on trials and errors to criterion. The latter measure also produced a significant Environment X Vision interaction.
KeywordsEnrich Environment Criterion Measure Learning Criterion Maze Learning Vision Interaction
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