Two-Armed Bandit Task

Two-Armed Bandit Task

  Janet Wallace, program coordinator in the Sabatini and Datta labs at Harvard Medical School, has shared a new Two-Arm Bandit behavioral project, including the task protocol and corresponding build instructions, developed by Michael L. Wallace, Lynne...
Open Skinner Box

Open Skinner Box

Katherine A. Scott shared the details about her Open Skinner Box on her blog Kscottz. ________________________________________________________________________________________________________ The Open Skinner Box is an open source operant conditioning chamber used to...
Homecage Task Training and Mesoscale Imaging

Homecage Task Training and Mesoscale Imaging

 Timothy H Murphy and colleagues from the Kinsmen Laboratory of Neurological Research and University of BritishColumbia, have developed, shared, and validated a homecage platform for automated task training and mesoscale brain imaging for mice....
The Home-Cage Automated Skilled Reaching Apparatus (HASRA)

The Home-Cage Automated Skilled Reaching Apparatus (HASRA)

Greg Silasi from the University of Ottowa has kindly shared the following about HASRA, a system for individualized training of group-housed mice in a single pellet reaching task. ‘We developed an automated apparatus and single pellet reach training paradigm for...
DIY-NAMIC

DIY-NAMIC

Katherine Nautiyal from Dartmouth College has kindly shared the following about DIY-NAMIC, a high-throughput method to measure complex phenotypes in the homecage. ‘Operant behavioral paradigms provide rich data sets which are very useful for assessing manipulations in...