Ideal for your spatial learning tests, SDI’s Barnes Maze allows you to track how your subjects learn the spatial location of an intended target. The Barnes Maze is ideally suited for use with the SDI ANY-maze video tracking system.
Designed to test both rats and mice, the Barnes Maze is modeled after the circular maze invented by Carol Barnes of the University of Arizona. The barnes maze test is predicated on the animal wanting to get out of the bright light and into a dark burrow(target box).
The SDI Barnes Maze is available in both rat and mice models, and will fold up for easy storage when not in use. The SDI Barnes Maze is available for with black, white or beige tops. The most prevalent color for the barnes maze text is white as this provides the most aversive environment.
Rat: 48” diameter with 20 - 4” holes
Mouse: 36” diameter with 20 - 2” holes
Rat: 12”(H) , 8”(D)
Mouse: 8” (H), 6”(D)
48” (Rat Model): 48 lbs. 36”
(Mouse Model): 25 lbs.
Top: White, beige or black plastic
Target & False Target Boxes: Black plastic
Control Box: Aluminum
1 unit containing 4 segments
2 photobeams per hole
Black, White with a smooth or textured maze platform
Note: Target, false target boxes and the maze stand are black plastic. The maze top is available in black, white or beige.