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Assessment of Mouse Judgment Bias through an Olfactory Digging Task

DOI :

10.3791/63426-v

March 4th, 2022

March 4th, 2022

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1Department of Integrative Biology, University of Guelph, 2Institute of Cell Biology and Neurosciences, National Scientific and Technical Research Council-University of Buenos Aires, 3Laboratory of Experimental Animals, Faculty of Veterinary Sciences, National University of La Plata, 4Department of Animal Biosciences, University of Guelph

This article provides a detailed description of a novel mouse judgment bias protocol. Evidence of this olfactory digging task's sensitivity to affective state is also demonstrated and its utility across diverse research fields is discussed.

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