Social Interaction Mouse Box (image) University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio Share Print E-Mail Caption In research studies of autism spectrum disorder, social interaction behaviors of mice were measured by placing them in a three-chamber social interaction test and positioning a "stranger" mouse in one of the chambers. Mice treated with a medication that mimics the effects of serotonin spent more time in the chamber with the stranger mouse than untreated mice and more time sniffing the stranger. Credit UT Health Science Center San Antonio Usage Restrictions None Share Print E-Mail Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.