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Measuring Behavior 2010

Our staff has presented two 90 minute tutorials at Measuring Behavior 2010, the 7th international conference on methods and techniques in behavioral research in Eindhoven, The Netherlands,

August 24-27, 2010.

Pavlovian Conditioned Freezing: Practical Tutorial
Instructor: Professor Stephan Anagnostraras (UCSD/Med Associates, Inc./Florida Research Instruments)

Analysis of Behavior Using Operant Conditioning Methods
Instructors: Professor Steven Dworkin (University of Western Illinois/Med Associates/Florida Research Instruments) and Karl Zurn (Med Associates/Florida Research Instruments)

Video Freeze Systems Paper Published by Anagnostaras Lab at UCSD

An important methods paper has been published on our VideoFreeze Systems by members of the Anagnostaras Lab at University of California San Diego, Catamount Research and Development, and Med Associates in “Frontiers In Behavioral Neuroscience”.

Automated assessment of Pavlovian conditioned freezing and shock reactivity in mice using the VideoFreeze System

Stephan G. Anagnostaras 1, 2*, Suzanne C. Wood 1, Tristan Shuman1, Denise J. Cai 1, Arthur D. Leduc 3, Karl R. Zurn 3, J. Brooks Zurn3, 4, Jennifer R. Sage 1 and Gerald M. Herrera 3

  1. Department of Psychology, University of California, San Diego

  2. Neurosciences Program, University of California, San Diego

  3. Med-Associates Inc. and Catamount Research and Development Inc.

  4. School of Engineering, Virginia Commonwealth University