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Cointegration and Modelling the Long Run

Simon Price

in Research Strategies in the Social Sciences: A Guide to New Approaches

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198292371
eISBN:
9780191600159
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198292376.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, Reference

Extending the regression model to the analysis of non‐stationary, or trended, data. The examples demonstrate the application of unit root methodology, Engle‐Granger co‐integration procedures, and ... More


Ecology

S. Anthony Barnett

in The Behavior of the Laboratory Rat: A Handbook with Tests

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780195162851
eISBN:
9780199863891
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195162851.003.0002
Subject:
Neuroscience, Behavioral Neuroscience, Techniques

The “Norway rat” (Rattus norvegicus), known also as the “brown rat” is rivaled as a pest only by the house mouse (Mus domesticus vel musculus) and the “ship” or “black” rat (Rattus rattus). R. ... More


Vision

Glen T. Prusky and Robert M. Douglas

in The Behavior of the Laboratory Rat: A Handbook with Tests

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780195162851
eISBN:
9780199863891
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195162851.003.0005
Subject:
Neuroscience, Behavioral Neuroscience, Techniques

This chapter discusses some of the methodologies used to measure rat vision, the known visual capabilities of rats, and the implications of rat vision for those researchers who use rats in ... More


Environment

Robbin L Gibb

in The Behavior of the Laboratory Rat: A Handbook with Tests

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780195162851
eISBN:
9780199863891
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195162851.003.0030
Subject:
Neuroscience, Behavioral Neuroscience, Techniques

This chapter discusses how environmental parameters influence the physiology and behavior of rats and thus the experimental outcome. It considers lighting, humidity, airflow, noise, cage ... More


 Spatial Decisions and Neuronal Activity in Hippocampal Projection Zones in Prefrontal Cortex and Striatum

Francesco P. Battaglia, Adrien Peyrache, Mehdi Khamassi, and Sidney I. Wiener

in Hippocampal Place Fields: Relevance to Learning and Memory

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780195323245
eISBN:
9780199869268
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195323245.003.0021
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Neuroscience

This chapter presents a brief overview of the neural representations in the rat prefrontal cortex and striatum in spatial tasks. While both structures appear to be strongly affected by position ... More


Individual Differences

Guy Mittleman

in The Behavior of the Laboratory Rat: A Handbook with Tests

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780195162851
eISBN:
9780199863891
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195162851.003.0004
Subject:
Neuroscience, Behavioral Neuroscience, Techniques

This chapter suggests that rats, like humans, display profound individual differences that have relevance for understanding a variety of normal and pathological conditions. Variability in the ... More


Somatosensation

Linda Hermer-Vazquez, Raymond Hermer-Vazquez, and John K. Chapin

in The Behavior of the Laboratory Rat: A Handbook with Tests

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780195162851
eISBN:
9780199863891
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195162851.003.0006
Subject:
Neuroscience, Behavioral Neuroscience, Techniques

This chapter discusses five principles for how sensorimotor behaviors are learned and performed by rats, based on new findings from neuroscience. It focuses on nonvibrissal somatosensory processing ... More


Locomotor and Exploratory Behavior

Ilan Golani, Yoav Benjamini, Anna Dvorkin, Dina Lipkind, and Neri Kafkafi

in The Behavior of the Laboratory Rat: A Handbook with Tests

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780195162851
eISBN:
9780199863891
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195162851.003.0016
Subject:
Neuroscience, Behavioral Neuroscience, Techniques

Rat exploratory behavior includes motor, locomotor, motivational, and cognitive aspects; it consists of a stimulating combination of stochastic and lawful elements. As technology improves, it becomes ... More


Eating

Peter G. Clifton

in The Behavior of the Laboratory Rat: A Handbook with Tests

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780195162851
eISBN:
9780199863891
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195162851.003.0018
Subject:
Neuroscience, Behavioral Neuroscience, Techniques

This chapter discusses the salient features of rat feeding behavior relevant to laboratory-based studies of this species. Topics covered include lifetime patterns of intake, daily patterns of intake, ... More


Infancy

Jeffrey R. Alberts

in The Behavior of the Laboratory Rat: A Handbook with Tests

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780195162851
eISBN:
9780199863891
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195162851.003.0025
Subject:
Neuroscience, Behavioral Neuroscience, Techniques

This chapter presents brief overviews of the growth of the Norway rat pup and differentiation of behavioral systems. There follows a kind of “ethogram” of early postnatal behavior in Rattus ... More


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