High quality mazes that provide optimal results with video tracking software thanks to their very high contrast, non reflective surface. Not only easy to set up and easy to clean, but all the mazes surface textures are selected for rodent comfort.
The Open Field is used to assess exploratory behavior. Validated for use in the measurement of anxiety related behaviors. Also suited to the novel object recognition (NOR) test.
Decreased anxiety leads to increased exploratory behavior. Increased anxiety results in less locomotor motion and preference for the edges of the field.