Behaviour Tests

The Animal Behaviour and Physiology Core currently offers the following behaviour tests for mice:

  • Acoustic Startle Response
  • Adhesive Removal Test
  • Adult Social Interaction
  • Barnes Maze
  • Beam Break
  • Buried Food Test
  • Bussey-Saksida Touchscreen System
  • Conditioned Avoidance (Active or Passive)
  • Conditioned Place Preference
  • Cylinder Rearing Test
  • Dark Light Test
  • Digigait
  • Elevated Plus Maze
  • Fear Conditioning
  • Forced Swim Test
  • Grip strength
  • Hanging Wire Test
  • Horizontal Ladder
  • Juvenile Social Interaction
  • Learned Helplessness Test
  • Marble Burying Test
  • Morris Water Maze
  • Nest building
  • Novelty Suppressed Feeding
  • Object Recognition
  • Olfaction testing
  • Open Field
  • Pasta Matrix Reaching Test
  • Phenotyper
  • Pole Test
  • Prepulse Inhibition Test
  • Radial Maze
  • Resident Intruder Test
  • Rotarod
  • Rotational Behaviour
  • Running Wheels
  • Single Pellet Reaching Test
  • Social Defeat
  • Stair Case
  • Sucrose Preference
  • Tail Suspension
  • Tail Flick Test
  • T Maze
  • Three-Chamber Sociability Test
  • Ultrasonic Vocalization
  • Y-Maze (Spontaneous and Forced)

The Animal Behaviour and Physiology Core currently offers the following behaviour tests for rats:

  • Bussey-Saksida Touchscreen System
  • Digigait
  • Fear Conditioning
  • Grip Strength
  • Morris Water Maze
  • Object Recognition
  • Open Field
  • Prepulse Inhibition
  • Ultrasonic Vocalization

The Animal Behaviour and Physiology Core currently offers the following physiology and exercise tests:

  • Comprehensive Live Animal Monitoring (CLAMS) - mice only
  • EchoMRI - mice and rats
  • Metabolic treadmill - mice and rats
  • Wireless implantable telemetry - mice and rats
  • Treadmill exercise system - mice and rats
  • Swim tank exercise system - mice and rats

Additional tests may be available upon request.

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