Subject Categories

Direct Observation and Registration

R. Beer (Bayreuth, Germany). A simple method for recording and analyzing spatial behaviour.

P.C.J. Fermont, W.J. Netto and B.M. Spruijt (Utrecht, The Netherlands). Behavioural changes in an enriched housing system: a comparison of wildtype and Wistar rats.

V. Heizmann, I. Jonas, K. Hirschenauer, G. Havelec and H. Bubna-Littitz (Wien, Austria). Choice tests with groups of mice: a cinemato-graphic method.

K. Hirschenhauser (Grünau, Austria). The triumph ceremony in the greylag goose (Anser anser): when does the female answer?

L. Keeling (Skara, Sweden). Let the animal watch the video!

J. Morrow-Tesch, J. Dailey, C. Murphy, E. Bord, B. Jones, B. Fulmer and J. Smith (West Lafayette, U.S.A.). Applications of The Observer 3.0 in the USDA-ARS Livestock Behavior Research Unit.

L.G.J.E. Reijmers, J.P.H. Burbach, J.M. van Ree and B.M. Spruijt (Utrecht, The Netherlands). Measuring of social recognition in the rat.

H. Westermann and H. Rothe (Gleichen, Germany). Handwriting identifying data collecting system for behavioral studies.

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Automated Observation: Spatial Tracking

M.O.S. Buma, J. Moskal, G. Thomas and S. Jongbloed (Wageningen, The Netherlands). Automatic video tracking of multiple animals without the need for marking.

K.A. Clarke, S.A. Heitmeyer, A.G. Smith and Y.O. Taiwo (Sheffield, United Kingdom). Simultaneous acquisition of spatiotemporal and load/pressure data in the walking rat.

M.J.C. Hoogervorst, H.J.M. Blom, C.J.A.H.V. van Vostenbosch and L.F.M. van Zutphen (Utrecht, The Netherlands). Behavioural studies in preference test for housing conditions of mice. [Presented by H.A. van de Weerd]

K. Klapdor, B.G. Dulfer and F.J. van der Staay (Köln, Germany). A computer-aided method to analyse foot print patterns of rats, mice and humans.

K. Klapdor and F.J. van der Staay (Köln, Germany). Validation of the automatic video tracking system 'EthoVision' in the Morris water escape task.

M.S. Oitzl (Leiden, The Netherlands). Corticosteroid receptor regulated behavior.

O.H. Spieser, W. Scholz, G. Staaks and D. Baganz (Berlin, Germany). The influence of cyanotoxins on the behaviour of zebrafish (Brachydanio rerio): methods and results.

M. Spratt (Montpellier, France). Approaches to automating analysis of motion data for ethology.

W. Takken, P.W.T. Huisman, M.O.S. Buma and L.P.J.J. Noldus (Wageningen, The Netherlands). Three-dimensional video tracking and analysis of the flight of nocturnal anopheline mosquitoes.

J.H. Visser (Wageningen, The Netherlands). Automated observation of walking insects on a locomotion compensator.

G.D.R. Zon (Oegstgeest, The Netherlands). Point of gaze measurement and analyses with the EyeCatcher / The Observer combination: a visit to WWW sites on the Internet.

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Automated Observation: Behavior Recognition

C.L. van den Berg, J.M. van Ree and B.M. Spruijt (Utrecht, The Netherlands). Disturbances in social behaviour: registered and analyzed by an automated observation system.

D. Parpagnoli and G. Chelazzi (Firenze, Italy). Automatic acquisition of grazing activity in limpets.

D. Reby, J. Joachim, J. Lauga, B. Cargnelutti and G. Gonzalez (Castanet-Tolosan, France). Using voice recognition as a tool in population biology and management.

J.B.I. Rousseau, B.M. Spruijt and W.H. Gispen (Utrecht, The Netherlands). Automated observation of multiple individually identified rats.

S.M. Rutter, R.A. Champion, P.D. Penning (Okehampton, United Kingdom). A system to record automatically foraging behaviour in free-ranging herbivores.

H.O. Sigling, W.H. Gispen, H. van Engeland and B.M. Spruijt (Utrecht, The Netherlands). Measurement of attachment behavior in rat pups.

J. Smit, J.B.I. Rousseau, P. van Lochem and R. Plakke (Wageningen, The Netherlands). Automatic recognition of behavioral patterns in rodents using digital imaging.

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Behavior and Physiology

Y.A. Blednov, M.M. Kozlovskaya, A. Krasowski, I.I. Kozlovsky and R. Czabak-Garbacz (Moscow, Russia). Influence of hydazepam and alprazolam on mice behaviour in stress situations.

B. Cygan, R. Czabak-Garbacz, Y.A. Blednov and I.I. Kozlovsky (Lublin, Poland). Influence of BD-1158 on behaviour of rabbits in various conditions.

R. Czabak-Garbacz, M.M. Kozlovskaya, Y.A. Blednov and I.I. Kozlovsky (Lublin, Poland). Influence of Ocinum sanctum on behaviour of rats in acute stress.

D. Frigerio, K. Hirschenhauser, B. Wallner and K. Kotrschal (Grünau, Austria). The effects of experimental testosterone manipulation on behaviour in greylag geese (Anser anser).

M.M. Kozlovskaya, S.B. Seredenin, Y.A. Blednov, R. Czabak-Garbacz and I.I. Kozlovsky (Moscow, Russia). Anxiolytic effect of the tuftsin analogue on mice with different hereditary types of emotional stress reaction.

M. Minero, F.O. Ödberg, V. Ferrante and E. Canali (Merelbeke, Belgium). Preliminary results on the relationship between heart rate and cribbing in horses.

N.C. Nicolson and M.N.M. van Eck (Maastricht, The Netherlands). Monitoring cortisol level changes in response to daily life stressors. [Presented by P.A.E.G. Delespaul]

I.F. Pavlov, N.I. Gryaseva, V.G. Kolpakov and M.B. Shtark (Novosibirsk, Russia). Comparison of the active avoidance and the light escape in two strains of rats.

A. Weinand-Härer, H. Lilienthal, H. Winterhoff and G. Winneke (Düsseldorf, Germany). Exposure to a coplanar PCB congener or PTU and behavioral measurement in rat offspring.

F. Westerhuis, W. van Schaijk and G. van Luijtelaar (Nijmegen, The Netherlands). Automatic detection of spike-wave discharges in the corticol EEG of rats.

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Data Analysis and Statistics

V.C. Almada and R.F. Oliveira (Lisboa, Portugal). On the use of simulation statistics in behavioural research.

J. Brinkman and M.L. Cook (Canberra, Australia). Movement and motor deficits in macaque monkeys: qualitative and quantitative assessment.

A. Chamove (Palmerston North, New Zealand). Reducing animal numbers in research.

P.A.E.G. Delespaul and M.W. de Vries (Maastricht, The Netherlands). Assessing moods in natural settings: the experience sampling method.

N. Khonicheva and K. Nikolskaya (Moscow, Russia). Quantitative analysis of behavior strategies in the complex maze as the method for valuation of animal cognitive activity in the norm and after brain damage.

S. Preuschoft, C. Singer and H. de Vries (Bochum, Germany). Pre-Post-Event Histogram (PPEH): a program to determine temporal associations and frequency distributions in sequences of behaviour.

A. Rook (Okehampton, United Kingdom). Statistical analysis of temporal synchrony of behaviour measurements.

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Posters presented at Measuring Behavior '96, International Workshop on Methods and Techniques in Behavioral Research, 16-18 October 1996, Utrecht, The Netherlands