Including social behavior as part of a phenotypic screen has important benefits and eventually leads to better translational value of rodent models.
Soccer World Cup
Recent scientific research shows that emotional expressions like anger and happiness matter in being successful in the group phase of the soccer World Cup.
Heat map Morris water maze testing EthoVision XT
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.
social housing and testing in rats in PhenoTyper
Guest blog
Rodent social behavior is important in research on neuropsychiatric disorders, but major limitations hamper progress.
MB 2018 conference
Conference
So what kind of behavior can you measure? We haven't had time to follow all five behavior research tracks but here are a few highlights of the first conference day.
Conference
Measuring Behavior 2018 will kick off in Manchester, UK - The original modern city. This conference will be the stage for the latest inventions, prototypes, and techniques in behavioral research.
zebrafish embryo danioscope coiling behavior
How zebrafish are helping us to discover the mechanisms behind this neurodegenerative disease.
Morris water maze testing learning memory mice
Worm infections can cause cognitive problems. But it’s unclear if it affects learning, memory, or both.