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Knut Biber Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, University Hospital Freiburg, Germany
2 protocols

Dietrich van Calker Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, University Hospital Freiburg, Germany
2 protocols

Reviewer
Tsvetan Serchov
  • Group leader, Medical Center University of Freiburg
Research focus
  • Neuroscience
  • 2 Author merit

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PhD

2 Protocols published
Sucrose Preference Test to Measure Anhedonic Behaviour in Mice
Authors:  Tsvetan Serchov, Dietrich van Calker and Knut Biber, date: 10/05/2016, view: 3830, Q&A: 0
The sucrose preference test (SPT) is a reward-based test, used as in indicator of anhedonia. Anhedonia, or the decreased ability to experience pleasure, represents one of the core symptoms of depression. Rodents are born with an interest in sweet ...
Light/Dark Transition Test to Assess Anxiety-like Behavior in Mice
Authors:  Tsvetan Serchov, Dietrich van Calker and Knut Biber, date: 10/05/2016, view: 2357, Q&A: 0
The light/dark transition test (LDT) is one of the most widely used tests to measure anxiety-like behavior in mice. The test is based on the natural aversion of mice to brightly illuminated areas and on their spontaneous exploratory behavior in ...