An Exploration Based Cognitive Bias Test for Mice: Effects of Handling Method and Stereotypic Behaviour

@inproceedings{Novak2015AnEB,
  title={An Exploration Based Cognitive Bias Test for Mice: Effects of Handling Method and Stereotypic Behaviour},
  author={Janja Novak and Jeremy D Bailoo and Luca Melotti and Jonas Rommen and Hanno W{\"u}rbel and Gregg Roman},
  booktitle={PloS one},
  year={2015}
}
Behavioural tests to assess affective states are widely used in human research and have recently been extended to animals. These tests assume that affective state influences cognitive processing, and that animals in a negative affective state interpret ambiguous information as expecting a negative outcome (displaying a negative cognitive bias). Most of these tests however, require long discrimination training. The aim of the study was to validate an exploration based cognitive bias test, using… CONTINUE READING

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