06 July 2020
A new study on bioRxiv suggests that working memory and exploration-search strategy changes are both impaired in aged zebrafish. Acute exposure to a selective dopamine D1/D5 receptor partial agonist, enhanced working memory in aging, but had no detectable effect on behavioural flexibility.
30 March 2020
A new memory task (the FMP Y-maze), designed by researchers at the University of Portsmouth, enables investigation of working memory and search strategies in both vertebrates and invertebrates.
21 November 2019
Caffeine and Sildenafil alter attention levels and impulsivity but not learning in zebrafish suggests a new study published in the journal, European Neuropsychopharmacology.
19 November 2019
The learning skills of zebrafish in a Skinner box may not effected by brain lateralization nor anxiety-like behaviour according to findings published in symmetry.
02 July 2019
Scientists from the University of Portsmouth are using Zantiks units to help aid our understanding of drug and alcohol addiction in humans and the impact of drug pollution on wildlife.
13 May 2019
At the IBANGS 2019 meeting in Edinburgh this weekend Barbara Fontana presented an abstract on Behavioral laterality which used the Y-maze protocol with zebrafish, in the Zantiks AD unit, to show the links between left-right bias and aversion learning.
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