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A Conflict Model of Reward-seeking Behavior in Male Rats

A Conflict Model of Reward-seeking Behavior in Male Rats

Article DOI: 10.3791/59141-v 06:11 min February 20th, 2019
February 20th, 2019



This conflict model is used to measure the impairment of inhibitory control after exposure to addictive drugs, or other factors that may influence inhibitory control. A sexual stimulus and an aversive obstacle are concurrently presented, thus male rats have to conquer the obstacle to approach the sexual reward.



Conflict Model Reward-seeking Behavior Male Rats Inhibitory Control Addictive Drugs Impairment Inhibitory Control Test Learning Process Morphine Estradiol Benzoate Progesterone Mating Screening Copulatory Behavior
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