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 tools created for the investigation of 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!
January 23, 2019
Hot off the presses in eLife, Andrea Giovannucci and colleagues have shared their open-source software library, CaImAn, for one and two-photon Calcium Imaging data Analysis.
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.
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, Professor, Washington University in St. Louis
Mark Laubach, Professor, American University
Samantha White, Neuroscience PhD Student, American University
Linda Amarante, Postdoctoral Fellow, Johns Hopkins University
Undergraduate Neuroscience Majors at American University:
Marty Isaacson, Meagan Mitchell, and Josh Wilson
Without them, our site would not have been possible! Thanks to the founding groundwork from: