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BEHAVIORAL ANALYSIS

Computational behavior analysis takes on drug development

By building a richer behavioral vocabulary, Wiltschko et al. tease apart subtle differences in how pharmacological agents affect animal behavior, mapping on- and off-target effects of drugs with improved precision.

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Fig. 1: MoSeq syllables as the building blocks of mouse behavior.

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Kennedy, A. Computational behavior analysis takes on drug development. Nat Neurosci 23, 1314–1316 (2020). https://doi.org/10.1038/s41593-020-00722-3

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