Contrary to common methods, gait analysis can detect clinically relevant symptoms early on, researchers say.
First developed in 1981 by Richard Morris, the Morris water maze task is still one of the most popular tests for memory and learning in rodents.
How zebrafish are helping us to discover the mechanisms behind this neurodegenerative disease
Worm infections can cause cognitive problems. But it’s unclear if it affects learning, memory, or both.
It is pretty well-known that stress and anxiety have an effect on the immune system. This can be a real problem, especially in psychiatric disorders.
A recent study shows that the use of anabolic steroids diminishes the positive effects of exercise in rats.
Though earlier knockout models in mice failed, researchers have developed a successful zebrafish model.
About zebrafish and their important role in finding a cure for Parkinson’s disease.
A zebrafish is not just a zebrafish.
Is it justified to use male mice only in behavioral studies, as many diseases affect men and women differently? This might be the most important argument to favor including female mice in certain studies.