Mouse Navigation Strategies for Odor Source Localization

@article{Liu2020MouseNS,
  title={Mouse Navigation Strategies for Odor Source Localization},
  author={Annie Liu and Andrew E. Papale and J. Hengenius and K. Patel and B. Ermentrout and N. Urban},
  journal={Frontiers in Neuroscience},
  year={2020},
  volume={14}
}
  • Annie Liu, Andrew E. Papale, +3 authors N. Urban
  • Published 2020
  • Computer Science, Medicine
  • Frontiers in Neuroscience
  • Navigating an odor landscape is a critical behavior for the survival of many species, including mice. An ethologically relevant mouse behavior is locating food using information about odor concentration. To approximate this behavior, we used an open field odor-based spot-finding task indoors with little wind, examining navigation strategies as mice search for and approach an odor source. After mice were trained to navigate to odor sources paired with food reward, we observed behavioral changes… CONTINUE READING
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