Behavioral Core Equipment

Please be aware of the Guidelines for Subject Prep Work Adobe PDF in the Behavioral Core. View the Equipment List and Room Schematic Adobe PDF.

104:

  • Horizontal pole (balance, agility)
  • Rope climb (grip strength, agility)
  • Rotorod (balance, coordination)
  • DigiGait (gait)
  • Corner test (rearing)
  • Grip-strength meter
  • Cyclinder test (rearing, activity)
  • Foot-fault (coordination)
  • Hot-plate (analgesia)
  • Von Frey apparatus( allodynia)
  • Hargraves apparatus (analgesia)
  • 45-degree slings (righting reflex)

104A:

  • Operant chambers (4)

104B:

  • Startle/PPI chambers (3)
  • Force-plate actimeter

104C/104E:

  • Imaging station and anteroom for elevated plus maze,
    light-dark anxiety, small (<1 m) open field, Y-maze, etc.

104D:

  • Locomotor activity monitors (6)

103:

  • Set-shifting box for olfactory and tactile
  • discrimination and executive function (extradimensional shift)
  • Running-wheel system

103A:

  • Imaging station for large
    (>1 m) open field
  • water maze, Barnes maze, 8-arm radial maze, etc.

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