Behaviour Management and Training of
Laboratory non-human Primates and Large
Laboratory Animals (CA15131)

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Action publications

Further manuscripts are in progress.

Mason et al. (2019). Effective chair training methods for neuroscience research involving rhesus macaques (Macaca mulatta). Journal of Neuroscience Methods 317:82-93

Bethell et al. (2019). Toward a Standardized Test of Fearful Temperament in Primates: A Sensitive Alternative to the Human Intruder Task for Laboratory-Housed Rhesus Macaques (Macaca mulatta). Front. Psychol. 10:1051

Ratajac & Pauling (2019). Enhancing animal welfare in biomedical research through behaviour management and training of large laboratory animals and non-human primates. Primate Biology/News & Press


DVD - Training Laboratory Primates (EUPRIM-Net):
The 15 minute video contains film clips of trained animals in research settings and demonstrates some of the potential uses of Positve Reinforcement Training (PRT). Each DVD includes an English and a French version, as well as subtitles in Italian, German and Dutch.
The DVD is offered only to primate facilities and not to the general public. If you submit an application, you will be required to sign a declaration about the use of the DVD and return it to us before distribution of the DVD. The application will be subject to approval by EUPRIM-Net. Apply here!

BPRC's Enrichment Manual for Macaques and Marmosets
[click here]