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The Attentional Set Shifting Task: A Measure of Cognitive Flexibility in Mice

DOI :

10.3791/51944-v

February 4th, 2015

February 4th, 2015

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1Department of Pharmacology, University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, 2Audie L. Murphy VA Hospital, South Texas Veteran's Health Care System

The goal of this protocol is to perform a behavioral assay such as the attentional set shifting task (AST) to assess prefrontal cortex-mediated cognitive flexibility in mice.

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Keywords Cognitive Flexibility

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