A blog for investigators using Radial Arm Maze (RAM) and Radial Arm Water Maze (RAWM) techniques. We talk to users and have many years experience in the field.
Thursday, November 8, 2012
What constitutes a 'visit' in the radial arm maze?
Different experimenters seem to be setting different thresholds here which ultimately affects the sensitivity or at least signal-to-noise of the test. So what constitutes a 'visit' in the radial arm maze? We'll be reporting right here what the issues are and how it affects significance and reproducibility of studies.