Project I*Earn

"Observation of the ability of mice to learn" (Mus musculus)

Authors: - Iwona Standura
- Michał Miętus - html
- Michał Bujko - aonly writing text

localization- School number 1 in Gdynia (Poland )
Date of experiment: may 2000-1
coordinator: J. Pióro
Our project is adressed to students of grammar-school If you want to participate in our project you can send us your experiments.


Our project :

"Observation of the ability of mice to learn" (Mus musculus)
All experiments were done in a labirith made by one of the students.

objective of our work: The purpose: how fast can one and a pair of animals learn. During the experiment we measured the tune in which mice acomplished the task.
During the experiment we measured the tune in which mice acomplished the task.

General results
  • 1. Mice's have learned everything making mastics
  • 2. One mouse learnt faster
  • 3. Two mice put together learned slower
  • 4. Probably the presence of another animal disturbes the first one
  • 5. It was hard to learn mice another task after they had already learnt one.
  • 6. Mice learn faster task after some tune if they had learnt the same task before.

Literature

1. Altoman J. Biologiczne podstawy zachowania. PWN, Warszawa (1980)
2. Gunter T. Podstawy psychologi zwierząt. PWN, Warszawa (1991)
3. Skowron S. Ostrowska. W, Tejchma A. Biologia XX wieku, tom II
4. Skibicka K. Work for Olympic biology ( III L.O in Gdyni).