Behavioral Responsivity to Tastes in Developing Rats
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The development of taste responsivity has recently attracted considerable attention from neurophysiologists’ who have studied taste ontogeny in the sheep,2,3 an animal with a lengthy gestation period (circa 150 days) and rats,4,5,6 whose gestation period is considerably shorter, (22 days). In general, it appears that, in sheep, taste development is a prenatal phenomenon such that at birth the system is mature, morphologically and electrophysiologically at least.
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