UNIT 8.5F Assessment of Learning and Memory Using the Autoshaping of Operant Responding in Mice
Published Online: 1 FEB 2004
Copyright © 2003 by John Wiley and Sons, Inc.
Lab Protocol Title
Current Protocols in Neuroscience
How to Cite
Barrett, J. E. and Vanover, K. 2004. Assessment of Learning and Memory Using the Autoshaping of Operant Responding in Mice. Current Protocols in Neuroscience. 25:8.5F:8.5F.1–8.5F.8.
- Published Online: 1 FEB 2004
- Published Print: OCT 2003
This unit describes the use of an automated procedure for developing an operant response (“autoshaping”) in the mouse. The method has applications in the study of the acquisition of behavior (learning) as well as for the assessment of memory or retention of that task.
- operant responding;
- operant conditioning;
- respondent conditioning