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114 - The Mouse Universe Experiments
Dec 27, 2017 · 1 hr 38 min
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 In the 50s, 60s and 70s ethologist John B. Calhoun studied the behaviour of rodents in his custom built rat and mice utopias... the results were influential, controversial, fascinating AND a bit fucked! Support the show and get rewards like bonus episodes: www.patreon.com/DoGoOnPod Twitter: @DoGoOnPod Instagram: @DoGoOnPod Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/DoGoOnPod/ Email us: dogoonpod@gmail.com Sources/Further Reading: Fredrik Knudsen's great doco called Down the Rabbit Hole - The Mouse Utopia Experiments: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NgGLFozNM2o&feature=youtu.be Copy of John B. Calhoun's 'Population density and social pathology' article in Scientific American: http://www.culture-clash.net/pages/evolution/evol_articles/e5calhoun.htmlhttp://eprints.lse.ac.uk/22514/1/2308Ramadams.pdfhttps://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/John_B._Calhounhttps://io9.gizmodo.com/how-rats-turned-their-private-paradise-into-a-terrifyin-1687584457?IR=Thttps://www.smithsonianmag.com/smart-news/how-mouse-utopias-1960s-led-grim-predictions-humans-180954423/https://www.theguardian.com/science/the-h-word/2016/mar/23/science-ballard-high-rise-animal-research-pathological-overcrowding

 

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