Update 2: Slow and Steady…

Progress has been pretty slow the past couple of weeks. I finished infusions on another set of 2 rats, as well as compiled their data. However, given my move-out date is August 4th, I won’t be able to finish infusions on the next set of 2 rats until I get back on campus in the […]

Update 1: Learning New Procedures and Beginning Testing

It’s been almost a month since I started my project, so this update is going to be a long one! When I came back to campus in June, I realized I wouldn’t be able to start my project until the rats in my group re-established their baseline performance following surgery. So, during those first couple […]

Abstract: The Effects of Medial Prefrontal Cortical Administration of an Orexin-1-Receptor Antagonist on Attentional Performance in Rats

The brain is undoubtedly the most complex organ in our body. Decades of research have been dedicated to unraveling neural circuitry. In the field of neuroscience, the complete understanding of neural pathways and how they contribute to various cognitive functions requires a comprehensive investigation of the specific components involved. This project will explore key components […]