PhD in ADHD and Behavioral Analysis


I apologise for the lack of papers this year so far, but I recently moved to Oslo, Norway to start a PhD.

The PhD in question is about ADHD (Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder), more specifically about an animal model used to find new knowledge about the condition. This model is called SHR (Spontaneously Hypertensive Rat), and these particular rats share several common characteristics with ADHD patients. Therefore, behavioral experiments are conducted on rats in order to learn more about the condition, as well as how to treat it better. This model has been researched extensively over the last 20 years or so, and is regarded as the leading animal model of ADHD.

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