AutomaticSleepScoringTool

AutomaticSleepScoringTool

The identification of behavioral states based on physiological measures such as EEG, EMG, and LFP is a non-trivial task and much needed for advancing research on topics such as sleep. Jacob Ellen and Michael Dash from Middlebury College created an automated neural...
PavCA

PavCA

Thanks to Luke Hannan from the University of Buffalo for providing the following about PavCA, an apparatus for studying Pavlovian conditioned approach! ~~~ Through their association with rewards, reward associated stimuli “cues” can acquire incentive motivational...
SIPEC

SIPEC

Markus Marks from ETH Zurich contributed this post on a new method for video analysis of multiple animals in complex real-world settings. This is an independently developed approach that handles all aspects of video analysis including segmentation, identification, and...
Multiple Monkey Pose Estimation with OpenPose

Multiple Monkey Pose Estimation with OpenPose

Salvador B. Negrete and colleagues have shared their protocol for utilizing OpenPose for tracking multiple monkey subjects. OpenPose is a deep learning software system which was originally developed for pose estimation in human subjects, now being repurposed and...
CLARA

CLARA

CLARA, a Closed-Loop Automated Reaching Apparatus is a system developed by Spencer Bowles, W. Ryan Williamson and colleagues from the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus. CLARA automatically acquires data for the study of motor behaviors. It features a...