Morris Water Maze by Ethovision
Morris Water Maze
The following test is a behavioral task that involves spatial learning and memory in rats and mice.
The Animal MRI Unit features a dedicated room for behavioral test that includes: A water maze by Ethovision, Media Recorder Software, Dell T3500 workstation running EthoVision Base + Module, Monochrome IR Camera set (Camera IR 1/2" Monochrome Lens Std IR 4.5-12.5 mm 1/2" IR pass filter, IR LED Array) for tracing and recording in complete darkness.
The Water Maze pool is constructed of chemical resistant polyethylene material in black (1.5 x 1.5 x 0.6 m). The pool includes a drainage valve (diameter of 2.5 cm) and a metal wheeled base.
Ethovision XT 11 (Noldus)
EthoVision XT is a video tracking software that tracks and analyses the behavior, movement, and activity of any animal, without the use of sensors! It is a versatile platform you can use from straight-forward tracking to sophisticated protocols that control external devices.