Jump to ContentJump to Main Navigation
The Behavior of the Laboratory RatA Handbook with Tests$
Users without a subscription are not able to see the full content.

Ian Q. Whishaw and Bryan Kolb

Print publication date: 2004

Print ISBN-13: 9780195162851

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: May 2009

DOI: 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195162851.001.0001

Show Summary Details
Page of

PRINTED FROM OXFORD SCHOLARSHIP ONLINE (oxford.universitypressscholarship.com). (c) Copyright Oxford University Press, 2021. All Rights Reserved. An individual user may print out a PDF of a single chapter of a monograph in OSO for personal use. date: 16 October 2021



(p.371) 35 Vocalization
The Behavior of the Laboratory Rat

Greta Sokoloff

Mark S. Blumberg

Oxford University Press

This chapter provides an overview of the contexts, mechanisms, and suggested functions of rat vocalizations. Topics discussed include frequency and temporal characteristics of vocalizations, environmental contexts associated with ultrasonic vocalizations, anatomical considerations, functional significance of ultrasonic vocalizations, and the vocalizing rat as a model of human psychological disorders.

Keywords:   laboratory rats, rat vocalizations, ultrasonic vocalizations, temporal characteristics, psychological disorders

Oxford Scholarship Online requires a subscription or purchase to access the full text of books within the service. Public users can however freely search the site and view the abstracts and keywords for each book and chapter.

Please, subscribe or login to access full text content.

If you think you should have access to this title, please contact your librarian.

To troubleshoot, please check our FAQs , and if you can't find the answer there, please contact us .