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

Tsvetan Serchov Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, Medical Center - University of Freiburg, Germany
2 protocols

Dietrich van Calker
  • Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, University Hospital Freiburg, Germany
Contributions
  • 2 Author merit

Education

Ph. D (Dr. rer. nat.) in Chemistry, Max Planck Institute of Biochemistry Munich and University of Munich, 1978

Current position

Retired guest researcher, Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, University of Freiburg Medical Center, Freiburg, Germany
Senior Physician, Forensic-psychiatric Service, University of Bern, Switzerland

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: 3061, 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: 1896, 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 ...