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References

Here is a selection of recent papers that mention the use of The Observer XT (and in some cases Pocket Observer). If you feel your paper should be on this list, please let us know at marcom@noldus.nl

  • Edwards, L.E.; Plush, K.J.; Ralph, C.R.; Morrison, R.S.; Acharya, R.Y.; Doyle, R.E. (2019). Enrichment with lucerne hay improves sow maternal behaviour and improves piglet survival. Animals, 9, 558; doi:10.3390/ani9080558
  • Koppik, M. Thiel, A. Hoffmeister, T.S. (2019). Egg laying rather then host quality or host feeding experience drives habitat estimation in the parasitic wasp Nasonia vitripennis. Ecology and Evolution, 9, 14015-14022
  • Kuti, D.; Winkler, Z.; Horváth, K.; Juhász, B.; Paholcsek, M.; Stágel, A.; Gulyás, G.; Czeglédi, L.; Ferenczi, S.; Kovács, K.J. (2020). Gastrontestinal (non-systemic) antibiotic refaximin differentially affects chronic stress-induced changes in colon microbiome and gut permeability without effect on behavior. Brain, Behavior, and Immunity, 84, 218-228
  • Stohn, J.P.; Martinex, M.E.; St. Germain, D.L.; Hernandez, A. (2019). Adult onset of type 3 deiodinase deficiency in mice alters brain gene expression and increases locomotor activity. Psychoneuroendocrinology, 110, 104439

For more references, please check out Google Scholar.

 


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Screenshot The Observer XT rats visualization

How To - Set a loop

Select a part of the video and set a loop for easy scoring.

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How To - Comparison list

The comparison list is conveniently linked to the video..

Screenshot The Observer XT wasp episode selection

How To - Episode selection

Present a part of your results in video format.

 


Recent blog posts

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Observing behavior - Jury deliberations, what happens behind closed doors

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To be ravenous or to be social

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Observations of surgeons as a tool to assess competency

Medical doctors receive extensive education and training before and during their time spent working at a hospital or clinic.