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Lick Your Rats

Lick Your Rats

In this interactive simulation, students can investigate the differences between high and low nurtured rat pups and how the mother rat’s nurturing affects her pups’ genes, their brains and their behavior as adults. Students can view a video of an actual mother rat nurturing her pups and view a video of Dr. Moshe Szyf, Professor of Pharmacology and Therapeutics at McGill University, discussing high and low nurtured rats. ...

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