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Amnesia and neglect: beyond the Delay-Brion system and the Hebb synapse.

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Hippocampal damage in people causes impairments of episodic memory, but in rats it causes impairments of spatial learning. Experiments in macaque monkeys show that these two kinds of impairment are functionally similar to each other. After any lesion that interrupts the Delay-Brion system (hippocampus, fornix, mamillary bodies and anterior thalamus) monkeys are impaired in scene-specific memory, where an event takes place against a background that is specific to that event. Scene-specific mem...

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10.1098/rstb.1997.0135

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Experimental Psychology
Volume:
352
Issue:
1360
Pages:
1481-1488
Publication date:
1997-10-05
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EISSN:
1471-2970
ISSN:
0962-8436
URN:
uuid:061e4541-32a6-44b8-b779-58889fb91c49
Source identifiers:
10993
Local pid:
pubs:10993

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