02 Aug 2021

Before we leave the subject of the social rat, I would like to round off with an overview of how the social resilience of a rat develops, and facto

10 Mar 2021

In the previous article, I listed ways in which rats are known to be social – essentially social behaviours.

27 Apr 2021

This article is the fifth in the Social Rat Series.

17 Feb 2021

Having covered the general aspects of social behaviour in article one, and social learning in article two we are now going to begin to look in more

10 Feb 2021

So, what is social learning? The Encyclopedia of the Sciences of Learning offers the following definition:

30 Jan 2021

We all know that Rattus norvegicus – the Brown or Norway rat – is a social species; colony dwellers who live within either hierarchical or