Welcome to OpenBehavior, a repository of cutting edge, open source tools for advancing behavioral neuroscience research. We are dedicated to accelerating research through the promotion of collaboration and open source projects. We aim to foster a community of sharing by providing a resource for researchers around the globe. OpenBehavior features hardware and software for the investigation of animal behavior and cognition.
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OpenBehavior features a number of tools important for behavioral neuroscience research from behavior tracking, reward delivery, data analysis and everything in between. Check out some of our most recent posts!
Multi-channel Fiber Photometry
October 24, 2018
Qingchun Guo and colleagues share their cost-effective, multi-channel fiber photometry system in Biomedical Optics Express.
October 17, 2018
In the journal HardwareX, Jinook Oh and colleagues share their design for OpenFeeder, an automatic feeder for animal experiments.
October 10, 2018
On Hackaday, Richard Warren of the Sawtell Lab at Columbia University has shared his design for KineMouse Wheel, a light-weight running wheel for head-fixed locomotion that allows for 3D positioning of mice with a single camera.
October 3, 2018
Thomas Akam and researchers from the Champalimaud Foundation and Oxford University have developed pyControl, a system that combines open-source hardware and software for control of behavioral experiments.
Alexxai Kravitz, Investigator, National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases
Mark Laubach, Professor, The American University
Samantha White, Neuroscience PhD Student, The American University
Linda Amarante, Neuroscience PhD Student, The American University
Kyra Swanson, Neuroscience PhD Student, The American University
Fabiola Fernandez, Undergraduate Neuroscience Student, The American University
Hannah Goldbach, Postbac IRTA, National Institute of Mental Health
Michael Preston, Postbac IRTA, National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke
Julia Licholai, Postbac IRTA, National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases
Hao Chen, Assistant Professor, The University of Tennessee Health Science Center