Psychonomic Science

, Volume 2, Issue 1–12, pp 5–6 | Cite as

The effects of pre-puberal environment and post-puberal blindness on maze learning

  • Leonard Lash
  • Alvin G. Goldstein
Maze Learning


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.


Enrich Environment Criterion Measure Learning Criterion Maze Learning Vision Interaction 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Leonard Lash
    • 1
  • Alvin G. Goldstein
    • 1
  1. 1.University Of MissouriUSA

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