Behavioral paradigms

9 of 9 paradigms listed.

Paradigm name

Sessions

Spike sorted

Maze type, task

Reward, manipulation

Stimulus

CircularTrack_EndToEnd

Animal runs from one end of the track to the other and receives reward at both ends.

3 3 Maze type: Circular track
Task: Voluntary running
Reward: Yes
Manipulation:
Stimulus:
Homecage_dark

Animal awake in its homecage in the dark

2 2 Maze type: Homecage
Task: None
Reward:
Manipulation:
Stimulus:
LinearTrack_RunHalfwayInDarkness

Animal runs half-way along a linear track and to return for a reward at the start point. The task is performed in total darkness. There is no reward given if the animal runs back before the return point. There can be a penalty if the animal runs too far.

17 6 Maze type: Linear track
Task: Voluntary running
Reward: Yes
Manipulation:
Stimulus:
LinearTrack_EndToEnd

Animal runs from one end of the track to the other and receives reward at both ends.

49 30 Maze type: Linear track
Task: Voluntary running
Reward: Yes
Manipulation:
Stimulus:
ThetaMaze_AlternativeRunning

The animal runs along the central arm and alternate between the two return routes along the outer ring.

213 125 Maze type: Theta maze
Task: Spontaneous alternation
Reward: Yes
Manipulation:
Stimulus:
Wheelbox_FreeRunning

Animal can access a wheel with a connected square environment. Voluntary running without reward

37 2 Maze type: Running wheel
Task: Voluntary running
Reward:
Manipulation:
Stimulus:
LinearTrack_AlteringSlopes

Animal runs from one end to the other and receive food rewards at both ends. The slope of the track can be altered. Typically at 3 different slopes: -10 degrees, 0, +10 degrees.

12 3 Maze type: Linear track
Task: Voluntary running
Reward: Yes
Manipulation:
Stimulus:
LinearTrack_AirpuffHalfway

The animal runs back and forth and on in one direction, an an air-puff is triggered as the animal crosses a predefined position on the track

27 27 Maze type: Linear track
Task: Voluntary running
Reward: Yes
Manipulation:
Stimulus:
Homecage_Sleep

Animal sleeps in his homecage

304 208 Maze type: Homecage
Task: None
Reward:
Manipulation:
Stimulus: