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
In the previous article, I listed ways in which rats are known to be social – essentially social behaviours.
This article is the fifth in the Social Rat Series.
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
So, what is social learning? The Encyclopedia of the Sciences of Learning offers the following definition:
We all know that Rattus norvegicus – the Brown or Norway rat – is a social species; colony dwellers who live within either hierarchical or