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Optogenetics and operant conditioning

Posted by G. Smit on Feb 5, 2013

Not long ago, I wrote about optogenetics (in this post) and the work of Dr. Stuber and his colleagues at the Stuberlab (www.stuberlab.org). Another great example of optogenetics in behavioral studies is the work of Dr. Kravitz and Dr. Kreitzer at the Kreitzer lab (currently, Kravitz works at the NIDDK in Bethesda). Let me tell you about it. 

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Topics: EthoVision XT, mice, Video tracking, animal behavior research, learning and memory, optogenetics, operant conditioning

Optogenetics - Shining a light on brains and behavior

Posted by G. Smit on Dec 13, 2012

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Topics: EthoVision XT, mice, Video tracking, animal behavior research, behavioral patterns, exploratory behavior, anxiety research, rats, elevated plus maze, optogenetics, operant conditioning

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