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Hypothalmic Reward in Feeding, Running and Mating Behaviour

Synopsis
Electrodes are implanted in different parts of the hypothalamus of rats. Animals can obtain electrical stimulation by pressing a lever, or stimulation can automatically be applied. Shows effects of brain stimulation on feeding, running and mating behaviour under a variety of conditions.
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Medium
Film; Film. 16mm. sd. col. 26 min.
Technical information
Black-and-white / Sound
Year of production
1969
Availability
Hire? Part of collection sold by BSIP to University of Cambridge, Department of Psychology, in December 1991
Uses
Medical or psychology students.
Subjects
Biology; Psychology
Keywords
animal behaviour; laboratory experiments; rats

Credits

Writer
A C Rosenquist; A R Caggiula; B G Hoebel

Distribution Formats

Type
Film
Format
16mm

Distributor

Name

BSIP Europrofile Ltd

Phone
020 8946 8644
Fax
020 8946 4599
Address
Hill House
96 Wimbledon Hill
London
SW19 7PB
Notes
Contact: Dr Hartley Millar (2/01), e-mail hmillar@cix.couk
Name

University of Cambridge, Department of Psychology

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