Age, sex, and genotype effects on stimulus exploration and locomotor activity in young mice

Edward C. Simmel, Sonja B. Haber, Gregory Harshfield

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Age and sex effects on stimulus exploration and locomotor activity were investigated in three genetic stocks of mice. Three measures of exploratory behavior and one measure of locomotor activity were re­corded in an arena testing situation. The results showed that measures requiring locomotor activity are more affected by differences in age and sex than measures of stimulus exploration. The results are discussed in terms of the previously established genetic models of stimulus exploration and activity.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)253-259
Number of pages7
JournalExperimental Aging Research
Issue number3
Publication statusPublished - Jan 1 1976
Externally publishedYes


ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Aging
  • Arts and Humanities (miscellaneous)
  • Psychology(all)
  • Geriatrics and Gerontology

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