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Introducing Clicker Training as a Cognitive Enrichment for Laboratory Mice

DOI :

10.3791/55415-v

March 6th, 2017

March 6th, 2017

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1Translational Animal Research Center, University Medical Centre, Johannes Gutenberg-Universität Mainz, 2Department of Veterinary Medicine, Institute of Animal Welfare, Animal Behavior and Laboratory Animal Science, Freie Universität Berlin

The development of new refinement strategies for laboratory mice is a challenging task that contributes towards fulfilling the 3R principle. This protocol introduces clicker training as a cognitive enrichment program for laboratory mice.

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