Ear Defects Linked to Hyperactive Behavior (2 of 3) (video) American Association for the Advancement of Science Share Print E-Mail Loading video... Caption Movie showing two mouse littermates; one carries mutation in the Slc12a2 gene and the other is a normal control. The mouse carrying the mutation is hyperactive due to an inner ear defect. This video relates to a paper that appeared in the 6 September, 2013, issue of Science, published by AAAS. The paper, by Michelle W. Antoine at Albert Einstein College of Medicine in Bronx, NY, and colleagues was titled, "A Causative Link Between Inner Ear Defects and Long-Term Striatal Dysfunction." Credit [Video courtesy of Science/AAAS] Usage Restrictions Please cite the owner of the video when publishing. This video may be freely used by reporters as part of news coverage, with proper attribution. Non-reporters must contact Science for permission. 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.