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!
Dual-port Lick Detector
January 16, 2019
In the Journal of Neurophysiology, Brice Williams and colleagues have shared their design for a novel dual-port lick detector. This device can be used for both real-time measurement and manipulation of licking behavior in head-fixed mice.
January 9, 2019
Kevin Coffey has shared the following about DeepSqueak, a deep learning-based system for detection and analysis of ultrasonic vocalizations, which he developed with Russell Marx.
December 19, 2018
In 2007, Adam Hoffman and colleagues shared their design for an Electric Operant Testing Apparatus (ELOPTA) in Behavior Research Methods.
Live Mouse Tracker
December 5, 2018
In a recent preprint, Fabrice de Chaumont and colleagues share Live Mouse Tracker, a real-time behavioral analysis system for groups of mice.
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