Date of Award
Doctor of Philosophy
W. O. Jenkins
Ernest Furchgott, Roy R. Schrader
Introduction: This study was an effort to evaluate the effect or effects of pre-experimental treatment upon the subsequent behavior of white rats of two strains in the presence of stimulus change during the experiment. Two articles in the Psychological Bulletin (2, 9) have pointed up the importance of such studies for the science of psychology.
Hayward, Herbert C., "The Effects of Varied Pre-experimental Environments on Open Field Behavior and Elevated Maze Learning in the Rat. " PhD diss., University of Tennessee, 1956.