Action of Various Drugs on the Formation and Fixation of Long Term Information in the Goldfish (Carassius Auratus)

  • H. P. Zippel
  • I. Gremmels
  • H. Abdel Ghaffar


Pyrithioxine (40 mg/kg; 2 mg/kg) not only causes an increase in general activity, but also has a marked positive effect on the learning behavior of goldfish. Amphetamine (2 mg/kg) causes a similar enhancement of learning but has less pronounced effects on the overall activity. With Fencamphamine (2 mg/kg) there is no increase in activation, although some improvement in learning is manifested.


Training Session General Activity Differentiation Training Carassius Auratus Color Stimulus 
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© Plenum Press, New York 1973

Authors and Affiliations

  • H. P. Zippel
    • 1
  • I. Gremmels
    • 1
  • H. Abdel Ghaffar
    • 1
  1. 1.Physiologisches Institut Lehrstuhl II der Universität34 GöttingenW-Germany

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