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Drosophila Courtship Conditioning As a Measure of Learning and Memory
 

Drosophila Courtship Conditioning As a Measure of Learning and Memory

Article doi: 10.3791/55808
June 5th, 2017

Summary June 5th, 2017

This protocol describes a Drosophila learning and memory assay called courtship conditioning. This classic assay is based on a reduction of male courtship behavior after sexual rejection by a non-receptive premated female. This natural form of behavioral plasticity can be used to test learning, short-term memory, and long-term memory.

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