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Typical Novel Object Recognition

February 16, 2011

This movie shows a typical (wild type) mouse as it spends much more time exploring an object it has never seen before and little time with the object it has previously explored. In this study, the mice without the WRP gene spent equal amounts of time exploring new and already seen objects.

Credit: Duke University Medical Center, Dept. of Cell Biology