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Nest Building Behavior as an Early Indicator of Behavioral Deficits in Mice

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10.3791/60139-v

6:11 min

October 19th, 2019

October 19th, 2019

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1Department of Psychology, Cognitive Behavioral Neuroscience, George Mason University

Here, we present a protocol to quantify nest building behavior in mice, which is known to be impaired in several neurological disorders and diseases. This protocol examines the utility of four materials and offers the opportunity to quantify the rater agreement in scoring, improving the validity and reliability of the assay.

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