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Fig. 2

From: An elevated plus-maze in mixed reality for studying human anxiety-related behavior

Fig. 2

Barplots (a) represent mean values ± SEM for behavior on the elevated plus-maze (EPM) for low anxiety (LA) (n = 44; white) and high anxiety (HA) (n = 56; black) participants for the parameters (from left to right): time on open arms, entries of open arms, latency first visit, and endexploration of open arms + standard error. Exemplary trajectories for two participants are depicted under (b): The upper panel shows an LA participant and the lower panel an HA participant. Heatmaps (c) for LA (left) and HA (right) participants reveal where participants spent most time on the EPM. The average time spent at a position is shown in seconds – colors are defined in the legend (right bottom corner). For all depictions of the EPM, open arms are in North and South direction and closed arms in East and West direction. *P < 0.05, **P < 0.01, ***P < 0.001

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