Modeling Depression in Research Animals

While controversial, animal research provides the scientist with a level of control over variables such as housing and diet that simply doesn't exist when working with human p (MORE)

What Is Delayed Match to Sample?

The delayed match to sample task (DMS) and its cousin, the delayed nonmatch to sample (DNMS) task are powerful tools for the study of working memory. In these tasks, operant c (MORE)

What Is the Morris Water Maze?

Spatial learning and memory has been the topic of a large number of research studies using rodents. Rodents are naturally terrific swimmers, although they will attempt to get (MORE)

What Is Optical Imaging?

Optical imaging uses recordings of the reflection of light from the surface of the brain. This allows researchers to assess neural activity, because reflection of light is aff (MORE)