A simple and reliable test of olfactory learning and memory in mice.

@article{Schellinck2001ASA,
  title={A simple and reliable test of olfactory learning and memory in mice.},
  author={Heather M. Schellinck and Catherine A. Forestell and Vincent M Lolordo},
  journal={Chemical senses},
  year={2001},
  volume={26 6},
  pages={663-72}
}
The present paper describes a quick and efficient method for assessing olfactory discrimination learning in mice. In training mice received trials in which one odor (CS+) was paired with sugar and another odor (CS-) was paired with no sugar. When the mice were subsequently placed in a chamber with CS+ odor at one end and CS- odor at the other, they spent more time digging in CS+ than in CS- odor. In Experiment 2 mice trained with this procedure and tested after 60 days also spent more time… CONTINUE READING
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