The relevance of a rodent cohort in the consortium on individual development
Environmental conditions strongly affect brain plasticity
Transgenerational transmission of enhanced ocular dominance plasticity from enriched mice to their non-enriched offspring
Optimal neuroprotection by erythropoietin requires elevated expression of its receptor in neurons
Pro-social preference in an automated operant two-choice reward task under different housing conditions: Exploratory studies on pro-social decision making
Keywords ratscomplex housingpro-social decision makingtwo-choice operant taskfood rewardsocial development
Environmental enrichment is an experimental model in which rodents are housed in complex environments that favor lower levels of anxiety-like behavior. PNU-282987 (PNU) is a α7 nicotinic acetylcholine receptor agonist with beneficial effects on learning though its effects on anxiety are unclear.