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Eliciting and Analyzing Male Mouse Ultrasonic Vocalization (USV) Songs

DOI :

10.3791/54137-v

8:44 min

May 9th, 2017

May 9th, 2017

14,852 Views

1Department of Neurobiology, Duke University, 2Howard Hughes Medical Institute, 3The Rockefeller University

Mice produce a complex multisyllabic repertoire of ultrasonic vocalizations (USVs). These USVs are widely used as readouts for neuropsychiatric disorders. This protocol describes some of the practices we learned and developed to consistently induce, collect, and analyze the acoustic features and syntax of mouse songs.

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