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Environment Enrichment: making your rat sexy since 2012

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DOES environmental enrichment make your rat sexy? Today, I’m over at Neurotic Physiology examining a paper on whether environmental enrichment drives the lady rats wild, and why that might be the case. I’ve got a few issues with the paper. The data is fine but it’s all in the interpretation. Head over and check it out.


(But it does come with this awesome sexy rat drawing from MysticGaia, used with permission of the artist)

Scicurious About the Author: Scicurious is a PhD in Physiology, and is currently a postdoc in biomedical research. She loves the brain. And so should you. Follow on Twitter @Scicurious.

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