General activity in hamsters with septal lesions

S. H. Hobbs, C. R. Miller, B. N. Bunnell, L. J. Peacock

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The general activity of septal-lesioned and control male golden hamsters was measured pre- and post-operatively with the ultrasonic device. Increased activity following the lesion was found during dark, but not light hours. The lesion did not appreciably alter the hourly activity rhythm.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)349-352
Number of pages4
JournalPhysiology and Behavior
Issue number3
StatePublished - Sep 1972
Externally publishedYes


  • General activity
  • Hamsters
  • Septal lesions

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Experimental and Cognitive Psychology
  • Behavioral Neuroscience


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