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Research maze puts images on floor, where rodents look


February 26, 2014

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Visual acuity is sharpest for rats and mice when the animals are looking down. Researchers have found that rodents can learn tasks in a fourth to a sixth of the usual number of repetitions when visual stimuli are projected onto the floor of a maze rather than onto the walls. Findings are reported in the Journal of Visualized Experiments. Full Story

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Brown University

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