Forced swim test
Porsolt test - behavioural despair test
Rodents are placed in transparent beaker tank that is filled with water and their escape related mobility behavior is measured.
The forced swim test requires minimal specialized equipment.
Videotrack software can easily automate this test. Instead of tracking the animal position, this module analyses the global activity of the animal and classify it, into 3 types of movement:
- It can also detect epochs with intensive and uninterrupted burst.
- Activity levels are display
- Special Addon:
- Ask for an automatic pump to fulfill and empty beaker.
- Use Ir 500 to get the best detection and increase you accurary level.