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[Protista] protozoan behavior

JGretsch from aol.com via protista%40net.bio.net (by JGretsch from aol.com)
Tue Sep 18 01:37:18 EST 2007

Hello Dr. Goodkov

Tonight while surfing I happened across your March 1999 message remarking 
that you studied protozoan behavior as an undergraduate and graduate.  For my 
Master's degree in psychology I conducted experiments to determine whether 
paramecium aurelia's behavior could be conditioned to time intervals using a 
classical conditioning paradigm, with a weak electric current as the UCS.  3/5 
experiments were significant---after training, the beasties clustered around the 
area of the + pole at intervals approximating those framing introduction of the 

It is, as you say, a fascinating field.  Late nights all alone with a test 
tube...I will follow the references you gave, thank you.

Joseph Gretsch

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