MORRIS WATER MAZE

first devised by Richard G. Morris, a British neuroscientist, in 1981 where animals are places in water which contains a maze, the only way to escape is to locate a hidden platform by using a variety of external cues. The test evaluates the animals spatial learning and memory skills.

MORRIS WATER MAZE: "The Morris water maze has been used in a variety of choice studies with small mammals such as mice."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "MORRIS WATER MAZE," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/morris-water-maze/ (accessed February 20, 2020).
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