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CONDITIONED DISCRIMINATION IN THE PLANARIAN.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  14171546     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
To demonstrate classical conditioning in the planarian in a situation uncontaminated by the possible artifacts of pseudoconditioning or sensitization 30 Phagocata gracilis were successfully trained, by the use of directional shock as the unconditioned stimulus, to turn in one direction to a light, and in the opposite direction to vibration. Ten similarly trained planaria tested by an independent observer who did not know the previous training conditions experienced by any animal showed similar results.
Authors:
C D GRIFFARD; J T PEIRCE
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Science (New York, N.Y.)     Volume:  144     ISSN:  0036-8075     ISO Abbreviation:  Science     Publication Date:  1964 Jun 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1964-11-01     Completed Date:  1996-12-01     Revised Date:  2011-11-30    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0404511     Medline TA:  Science     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  1472-3     Citation Subset:  OM    
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Conditioning (Psychology)*
Helminths*
Light*
Research*
Vibration*

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