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Rat tickling

James Norcliffe

Rat tickling

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by James Norcliffe

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  • 36 Currently reading

Published by Sudden Valley Press in Christchurch, N.Z .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementby James Norcliffe.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPR9639.3.N67 R38 2003
The Physical Object
Pagination86 p. ;
Number of Pages86
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19238522M
ISBN 100958209146
OCLC/WorldCa53458218


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Gaskill, an assistant professor in the Department of Animal Sciences and a member of Purdue’s Center for Animal Welfare Science, champions so-called rat “tickling” as a way to improve the quality of.

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Brains are in fact so similar across the board that we study fear in the rat’s amygdala. A rat’s happiness at being tickled presents a good possible model for how positive interventions (like tickling), could change their response to stress, and could therefore help answer the question of whether positive things really CAN change stress response.

Chitra Subramaniam is the author of India Is For Sale ( avg rating, 7 ratings, 3 reviews, published ), Bofors ( avg rating, 3 ratings, 1 revi /5. By tickling rats and then photographing them, researchers found that a rat's ears are more pinkish and are positioned at a more relaxed angle when it is experiencing positive emotions.

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Thanks. A study published recently has provided the first evidence of empathy-driven behavior in rodents. Appearing in the prestigious journal Science, the results of this landmark study show that untrained laboratory rats will free restrained companions, and this helping is triggered by empathy.

The rats studied would even free other rats rather than selfishly feast on chocolate. For instance, human mimicking of rats’ playful behaviours, by alternately tickling the rat's nape (simulating “dorsal contacts” of natural play) alternately with tickle stimulation (vigorous, rapid finger movements) of the ventral surface (simulating commonly observed “pinning” behaviour) has been reported to Cited by: 7.

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