Object recognition test in mice

@article{Leger2013ObjectRT,
  title={Object recognition test in mice},
  author={Marianne Leger and Anne Quiedeville and Valentine Bouet and Benoit Haelewyn and Michel Boulouard and Pascale Schumann-Bard and Thomas Freret},
  journal={Nature Protocols},
  year={2013},
  volume={8},
  pages={2531-2537}
}
The object recognition test is now among the most commonly used behavioral tests for mice. A mouse is presented with two similar objects during the first session, and then one of the two objects is replaced by a new object during a second session. The amount of time taken to explore the new object provides an index of recognition memory. As more groups have used the protocol, the variability of the procedures used in the object recognition test has increased steadily. This protocol provides a… CONTINUE READING
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