Accession Number : AD0697385

Title :   A SHOCK-AVOIDANCE TECHNIC FOR DETERMINING AUDIOLOGIC THRESHOLDS IN THE CEBUS MONKEY.

Descriptive Note : Final rept. Nov 67-Dec 68,

Corporate Author : SCHOOL OF AEROSPACE MEDICINE BROOKS AFB TEX

Personal Author(s) : Bragg,Vernon C. ; Dreher,Daniel E.

Report Date : OCT 1969

Pagination or Media Count : 13

Abstract : Audiologic thresholds were determined in fourteen white-throated Cebus capucinus monkeys using a shock-avoidance method. Results indicated that this is an effective technic for use with this species of monkey. Stable and consistent thresholds within subjects were found, but a wide range existed between animals. (Author)

Descriptors :   (*HEARING, THRESHOLDS(PHYSIOLOGY)), (*AUDIOMETRY, MONKEYS), STIMULATION(PHYSIOLOGY), RESPONSE(BIOLOGY), BEHAVIOR, MEASUREMENT, PRIMATES, OTORHINOLARYNGOLOGY, PSYCHOPHYSIOLOGY, CONDITIONED RESPONSE

Subject Categories : Psychology
      Anatomy and Physiology

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE