How to make great VR

Most VR isn’t even VR at all. So how do you make great VR? The basic principle of virtual reality headsets is to have each eye see a slightly different scenes per frame to ensure correct parallax and depth cues known as “stereo rendering”. In a 3D behavioral task this is considerably more complex than […]

Morris Water Maze Solutions

Morris Water Maze comprises a number of components You need: 1 a pool or tank; 2 cues; 3 platforms; 4 a tracking system including computer(s), software, actuators(s) and camera(s); 5 analysis software The Morris Water Maze Pool Sized specifically for rats or mice, the Morris water maze tank should have no visible cues such as seams. These are common […]

Human Dry Water Maze Analog (Hawthorne Maze)

In the Human Dry Water Maze Analog, the subject moves around a real area with a similar task and cues to Morris Water Maze – but scaled up six times compared with the rat task – and is tracked using an overhead camera, just like a rodent in a water maze. We provide the full video […]

Virtual Morris Water Maze Equipment

HVS Image Matrix Hardware System The HVS Image VR system comprises an Oculus Rift headset, games and mouse style hand controllers, an HVS Image 2-D treadmill and special software modules to display and record subject behavior. Why special hardware? The basic principle of virtual reality headsets is to have each eye see a slightly different scene […]

Animal Behavior Hardware

Water Maze Water Maze Pools Rigid or folding: Polypropylene, HDPE, coated steel or foldable PVC . Seamless and non-toxic. Static or lockable high strength castors. Bottom or edge drain. Your choice of sizes. Pool heaters available. Radial Arm, T, Y and other mazes are also available. HVS Image water maze pools are made to suit your […]