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Habituation and spatial memory in the context of emotional regulation: Behavioral and genetic mechanisms underlying context information-processing and de-arousal grooming
Habituation is the ability to passively reduce a response after repeated or prolonged exposures to a particular stimulus. From a cognitive perspective, habituation is a basic, information-gating process that contributes ...
Age, experience, and neurobehavioral domain: dissociable effects of environmental enrichment and social isolation on brain and behavior in adult and aged rats
In rats, environmental enrichment (EE) is a form of physical-social stimulation used for modeling the impact of optimal developmental conditions on animal’s phenotype. When implemented during early life, EE improves animal’s ...
Búsqueda y caracterización de proteínas biopesticidas novedosas a partir de cepas de Bacillus thuringiensis
En la actualidad se desarrollan y se cultivan comercialmente plantas transgénicas que expresan endotoxinas de Bacillus thuringiensis (Bt) como biopesticida para el control específico de insectos. Sin embargo, se teme que ...
Composition and species richness of the herpetofauna of a Costa Rican University campus
The campus of the University of Costa Rica in Limón port city, Costa Rica, known as Sede del Caribe (SC), includes a secondary forest of ca. 40 years old. This forest holds a great potential for environmental education, ...
Behavioural responses of reptiles to visitors of protected areas in Costa Rica
Tourists can have a strong impact on the behaviour of wild animals, modifying foraging strategies, diet and habitat use, increasing stress, and altering communication and escaping behaviour. Such behavioural changes have ...