Agora Maze – new sociability test (SocioBox method)

new social interaction cage.

The main principle of this test is based on the free choice by a subject mouse to spend time in any part of an open circular arena (ἀγορά, the name is reminiscent of the central public space in ancient Greek city-states, literally meaning “gathering place”) attached to 5 cubicles with an animal inside each.



The grey floor gives high contrast with both light and dark animals Ideal for Videotracking
One central Arena, and 5 external boxes for stimulus mice Allows confronting the subject with 5 different stimulus animals
Transparent, perforated dividers For social interaction and exchange of odors
Magnetic attachment of the external boxes Designed for quick replacement of stimulus mice
Can be disassembled in seconds Inter-trial cleaning is quick and easy