Novel Gustometer for Human Taste Research

Novel Gustometer for Human Taste Research

Researchers at the Division of Technology and Innovation of Denmark and the German Institute of Human Nutrition Potsdam-Rehbruecke of Germany generate a novel gustometer for the purpose of meeting the demands of taste sensory system research in humans on behavioral,...
OpenVape

OpenVape

In a recent paper published in eNeuro, Jude Frie and colleagues from Ontario, Canada present  a new, open-source, low-cost, and versatile e-cigarette vapor exposure device: OpenVape.  Additionally, the authors also tested the OpenVape device by performing a behavioral...
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...