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Unformatted text preview: object was placed in the cage to be added to their furniture. The rats were examined frequently to find out if any changes had developed in the rats brain developed. The major findings discovered in Rosenzenweig’s research was that experience does have an effect on the brain. The rats that lived in the enhanced environment produced larger neurons and their brains were fifty percent larger than the rats that lived in the poor environments. In response to experience, the weight of the cortex increases fairly rapid. I thought this experiment was very interesting. In my opinion I believe that animals and humans do have similarities therefore this research was applicable in relation to humans. If they did this experiment over again I think that they should have used the same amount of rats in each individual environment. It would be interesting to see if they would get the same results....
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This note was uploaded on 06/10/2011 for the course ENGLISH 101 taught by Professor Smith during the Spring '07 term at Rutgers.
- Spring '07