Apr 8, 1960

Auditory thresholds in the rat measured by an operant technique

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G GOUREVITCHJ E HAWKINS

Abstract

An adaptation of the Ratliff and Blough technique has been developed for auditory measurement in rats. Thresholds for a 2000-cy/sec tone were determined over a period of weeks. Kanamycin, an ototoxic agent, was then administered, and the gradual rise in threshold was followed.

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