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BehaviorCloud Protocols - Morris water maze

Oct 22 2017

The Morris water maze is used for measuring spatial learning and memory in laboratory rodents. Subjects swim in a large pool to find an escape platform submerged just below the surface of the water. Spatial cues around the maze help subjects...

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BehaviorCloud Protocols - Barnes maze

Oct 13 2017

The Barnes maze is a test used for measuring spatial learning and memory in laboratory rodents. The maze is a brightly lit elevated circular platform with holes equally spaced around the edges. One hole leads to an escape box below the maze...

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BehaviorCloud Protocols - Novel Object Recognition

Oct 1 2017

Novel object recognition is a test used for measuring memory in laboratory rodents. Subjects are typically tested over two trials, with a pre-test habituation phase. In the pre-test rodents are exposed to an empty arena to habituate to the...

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Video Upload

Sep 17 2017

You can upload videos to your account for both automated activity tracking and manual behavior scoring.


The BehaviorCloud Camera app is still a great way to run live trials by directly streaming video into your account without an expensive...

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Introducing Manual Scoring

Aug 27 2017

BehaviorCloud’s automated activity tracking is great for analyzing an animal’s movement in a maze or homecage. But sometimes a human observer is required to score complex behaviors like social interactions. For those cases, BehaviorCloud...

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