Tuesday 23 February 2016
The Morphing Context : An innovative system for fear conditioning without animal handling
The problem :
One main technical obstacle that hindered our ability to identify the neurophysiologic circuits of contextual fear discrimination was that physically moving the rodent from one context to another would introduce a variety of non-specific neuronal activation that would be unrelated to contextual processing.
OptoPath answer :
To solve this issue, we developed, in collaboration with Imetronic, a very innovative apparatus: the Morphing Context.
See video below for details: