Effect of emotional stress on the auditory sensitivity of the Wistar rat

Birgit Mazurek, Heidemarie Haupt, Stöver Timo & Agnieszka Szczepek
Introduction: Stress may influence a variety of organs via the endocrine, nervous and immune systems. Here, we examined the effect of subacute stress on the auditory system of Wistar rats. Methods: The animals were exposed for 24 h to a low-intensity and low-frequency sound (1 s, 300 Hz, 15-s-interval,[for full text, please go to the a.m. URL]