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Chronic Sleep Deprivation in Mouse Pups by Means of Gentle Handling
 

Chronic Sleep Deprivation in Mouse Pups by Means of Gentle Handling

Article doi: 10.3791/58150
October 11th, 2018

Summary October 11th, 2018

We describe a sleep deprivation technique known as gentle handling where investigators gently prod mice any time sleep behavior is observed. This method is a powerful tool that allows researchers to study the effects that chronic sleep restriction throughout development can have on future brain physiology and behavior.

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