Hunting for insight: an analysis of hunting behaviors in mice

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Publication Type poster
School or College School of Medicine
Department Neurobiology & Anatomy
Creator Meadows, Natalie
Title Hunting for insight: an analysis of hunting behaviors in mice
Date 2014-06-24
Description Behaviors revolving around the acquisition of food resources are complex and crucial processes for many organisms. Hunting is an especially interesting behavior, which involves complex cognitive and social behaviors. In order to study rudimentary hunting behaviors in a controlled setting a model organism that is apt for laboratory work, is required. Up until now, there has not been an organism in which one could feasibly study hunting behaviors. The Gregg lab has recently discovered that laboratory mice have the innate capacity and drive to hunt crickets. This cognizance incited our study of hunting behaviors in mice.
Type Text; Image
Publisher University of Utah
Subject Hunting; Mouse behavior; ADD/ADHD; Autism
Language eng
Conference Title Bioscience Undergraduate Research Symposium
Rights Management ©Natalie Meadows
Format Medium application/pdf
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Date Created 2014-06-24
Date Modified 2021-05-06
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