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To complete this lab, you will perform an experiment studying the relation between dopamine levels and cocaine seeking behavior in a virtual rat. Although this is a virtual experiment, you must perform all the duties of a "real" scientist: read the background information, follow the lab procedures, select a rat, prepare a rat for surgery, perform the surgery, conduct the experiment, record observations, then publish your results. If you do not follow lab procedures, as in the real-world, your rat may die. Click on the button below to launch the lab in a new tab/window.



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