The effects of d and l amphetamine upon hoarding behavior and feeding in the Mongolian gerbil (Meriones unguiculatus)

J. Nyby, John Belknap, D. D. Thiessen

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D amphetamine was found to be more potent than l amphetamine in suppressing both food hoarding and feeding behavior in the gerbil. The implications of these findings for a physiologic explanation of rodent food hoarding are discussed.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)497-499
Number of pages3
JournalPhysiological Psychology
Issue number4 B
Publication statusPublished - 1974
Externally publishedYes


ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Physiology
  • Neuroscience(all)

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