Cigarette Habituation in Nonhuman Primates

  • Walter R. Rogers
  • Megan L. Tuttle
Part of the Advances in Behavioral Biology book series (ABBI, volume 31)

Abstract

Using operant conditioning techniques to establish and control the behavior, baboons can be trained to actively puff on cigarettes in a human-like manner. A pilot experiment was conducted to determine if baboons would become habituated to cigarette smoke.

Keywords

HPLC Cage Nicotine Arginine Histamine 

Copyright information

© Plenum Press, New York 1987

Authors and Affiliations

  • Walter R. Rogers
    • 1
    • 2
  • Megan L. Tuttle
    • 1
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of Bioengineering Southwest Research InstituteSan AntonioUSA
  2. 2.Department of Physiology and MedicineSouthwest Foundation for Biomedical ResearchSan AntonioUSA

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