Behavior and Physiology

Behavior and Physiology

The Behavior and Physiology Core Unit provides behavioural set-ups and experimental expertise for running numerous different behavioral tests in mice. The following validated tests are available and can be booked on request:

Exploration-based tests

  • Activity boxes (infrared beams)
  • Elevated plus-maze
  • Open field (video tracking)

Cognitive tests

  • Atlantis maze
  • Morris Water maze
  • Fear conditioning
  • Object recognition
  • Radial arm maze
  • Skinner boxes (operant conditioning)
  • Touch-screen system (operant conditioning)
  • Water cross-maze


  • Rotarod
  • Telemetry (DSI)
  • Ultrasound measurements (AVISOFT)

We can provide video equipment and hold several licenses for on-line and off-line video analysis (ANYMAZE).


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