Software, Behaviour, Hardware

The home cage automated skilled reaching apparatus HASRA individualized training of group housed mice in a single pellet reaching task

We developed an automated apparatus and single pellet reach training paradigm for group housed mice within the home cage. This task allows individualized training progression and handedness of presentation for each mouse, minimizes stress induced by experimenter interaction, and enables experiments and data collection on a massive scale, previously impossible due to the demands of one-on-one behavioral testing.