Journal article

Found in translation: Understanding the biology and behavior of experimental traumatic brain injury.

Corina O Bondi, Bridgette D Semple, Linda J Noble-Haeusslein, Nicole D Osier, Shaun W Carlson, C Edward Dixon, Christopher C Giza, Anthony E Kline

Neurosci Biobehav Rev | Published : 2015

Abstract

The aim of this review is to discuss in greater detail the topics covered in the recent symposium entitled "Traumatic brain injury: laboratory and clinical perspectives," presented at the 2014 International Behavioral Neuroscience Society annual meeting. Herein, we review contemporary laboratory models of traumatic brain injury (TBI) including common assays for sensorimotor and cognitive behavior. New modalities to evaluate social behavior after injury to the developing brain, as well as the attentional set-shifting test (AST) as a measure of executive function in TBI, will be highlighted. Environmental enrichment (EE) will be discussed as a preclinical model of neurorehabilitation, and fina..

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