Studying spatial learning and memory with Cincinnati Water Maze
Studying spatial learning and memory is important to develop treatment for Alzheimer's and other diseases influencing on orientation and navigation. One way to study it is with Cincinnati Water Maze.
The relationship between social hierarchy and social stress
Today, Deepika Patel kindly shares her research on social structures with us. She investigated rat behavior in detail, using several test paradigms.
Studying shrimp feeding behavior and why it’s important for aquaculture
Shrimp is a popular dish, and these crustaceans are a very large part of commercial aquaculture. Especially Pacific white-leg shrimp, as they grow fast and are able to adapt to a wide range of environments.
Father’s genes affect their offspring’s future success
The early life environment of male bank voles can influence their offspring significantly. Both social stress and nutrient supply have an effect on the chances of survival for two generations.
How to unravel the long-term memory of cuttlefish: automated video tracking
Did you know that cuttlefish have three hearts, have such an advanced vision that they can see what’s behind them, can count to five.
Learning how to use software for video tracking in animals
A couple of months ago, we had the pleasure to visit the University of Groningen to record a customer success story.
CFI Exceptional Opportunities Fund – COVID-19
The Canada Foundation for Innovation (CFI) has issued an Exceptional Opportunities Fund (EOF) in the fight against the coronavirus SARS-CoV-2, known as COVID-19.
Taking opioids during pregnancy: short- and long-term consequences in rats
Women worldwide are suffering from opioid addiction. Many receive so-called opioid-maintenance therapy using buprenorphine, but consequences for both mother and baby are largely unknown.
Homology and analogy in behavioral neuroscience
The point of this blog is to encourage you, as researchers, to ‘double think’, which is to say think like a scientist and think like an animal.
Noldus Grant Assistance Program launched in North America
Grant funding is the lifeblood of academic research. Is successful funding the best path to securing future funding?