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Cognitive Translational Behavioural Pharmacology Group




 Experimental Methods:

  • 5-choice serial reaction time task – attention and impulsivity
  • Morris Water-maze – spatial memory
  • Barnes maze – spatial memory
  • Place recognition – spatial memory
  • Spontaneous alternation – short term spatial memory
  • Cooperation task in the Skinner box – social cognition
  • Cooperation task on the See-saw – social cognition
  • Release box – social cognition
  • Novel object recognition – recognition memory
  • Fear conditioning – fear memory
  • Passive avoidance – fear memory
  • Shuttle-box – fear memory
  • Pot jumping – motor learning
  • Locomotor activity measurement – locomotor activity
  • Elevated plus-maze – anxiety
  • Conditioned place preference – testing addictive and aversive drugs


  • University of Vienna, Department of Pharmaceutical Chemistry
  • University of Medicine and Pharmacy of Târgu Mureș, Faculty of Pharmacy, Department of Pharmacology and clinical Pharmacy, Laboratory of Neurophychopharmacology and Ethological Studies
  • University of Oklahoma Health Science Center, USA
  • Pázmány Péter Catholic University, Faculty of Information Technology and Bionics
  • Eötvös Loránd University, Department of Physiology and Neurobiology
  • Hungarian Academy of Sciences (HAS) Institute of Experimental Medicine
  • Hungarian Academy of Sciences (HAS) Research Center for Natural Sciences