Conditioned place preference (zebrafish)


There are two scripts for the Conditioned Place Preference for adult zebrafish: a baseline/probe script and a drug treatment script.

There are two assets you will use. "zones_2w.bmp" will 'divide' your testing tank in two separate target zones where your stimuli will be presented. "arenas_2l.bmp" will 'divide' the testing tank into two arenas: one for each individual fish.

See the protocol page, Conditioned place preference (CPP) (zebrafish) for more details on the assay.

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Assets

You will need to upload the appropriate asset into the Asset directory on your Zantiks Control Console and ensure the correct asset name is in the LOAD(DETECTORS,"name_of_asset") and the LOAD(ARENAS,"name_of_asset") commands in the script.

  1. zones_2w.bmp
  2. arenas_2l.bmp
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Sprite images

When using sprite images for your stimuli, you will also need to upload them into the Assets directory and include them in the script. The following images are a checked pattern vs a grey colour.

  1. check640X640.bmp
  2. grey128X128.bmp