Monday, November 4, 2013

Elevated Plus Maze and the HVS Image 2014

This week at Society for Neuroscience in San Diego sees a new step forward in elevated plus maze with the launch of HVS Image 2014 and its Elevated Plus Maze modules. As well as the new start of the art fully guided quick set-up and easy calibration, it aims at overcoming some of the ongoing criticisms of EPM  in assessing  'risk assessment' defensive behaviors in rodents and their resemblance to of the behavioral/somatic symptoms of generalized anxiety in humans by focusing on finding the best indicator variables in your analysis. These include internal support for  statistical and methodological procedures to allow compensation for one-trial tolerance (OTT)