An animal that freely moves in an arena naturally spins round and round. If wires, fibers or tubes are connected to the animal they will necessarily turn around and quickly tangle. This leads to the creation of a resistance that influences the locomotor activity of the animal.
Our rotation assistant is a solution to this problem, because:
This equipment is particularly recommended to couple the analysis of the behavior with other techniques in large mazes, e.g.:
Our movement compensator can also be easily used with a behavioral apparatus enclosed in a box. The circular base perfectly fits in a 160mm opening in the ceiling.