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Available Behavioral Screens

Gross Neurological Exam

Somatosensory

  • Thermosensation
  • Mechanosensation

Visual Acuity

  • Opto-kinetic Tracking Response

Motor Coordination

  • Rotorod
  • Grip Strength
  • Inverted Screen
  • TreadScan

Startle/Sensorimotor Gating

  • Acoustic Startle Response
  • Prepulse Inhibition of Acoustic Startle Response

Locomotor Activity

  • Open Field

Anxiety

  • Light/dark Exploration
  • Elevated Plus Maze
  • Zero Maze

Depression-Related Behaviors

  • Porsolt Swim Test

Cognition

  • Latent Inhibition
  • Reaction Time Test of Attention
  • Spontaneous Alteration
  • Morris Water Maze

Social Behavior

  • Social Interaction
  • Tube Test
  • Home Cage Interactions

Home Cage Behavior

Drug Abuse

  • Conditioned Place Preference
  • Operant Drug Discrimination Tests

 

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