Table 3.

Number of Fos-ir nuclei in non-TH-positive cells of VTA at four rostrocaudal levels

TreatmentRostralMiddle 1Middle 2Caudal
Noncopulation2.8 ± 1.3a0.4 ± 0.2a2.6 ± 1.3a0.6 ± 0.4a
Copulation21.2 ± 2.5b18.5 ± 4.0b6.3 ± 3.5c2.0 ± 0.8c
  • Means ± SEM with the same lowercase letter do not differ significantly (p < 0.05).