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Disconnection of the amygdala from visual association cortex impairs visual reward-association learning in monkeys.

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Cynomolgus monkeys (Macaca fascicularis) were trained in a task that assessed their ability to associate visual stimuli with food reward. Acquisition of stimulus-reward associations was measured under 2 conditions, a 2-stimuli acquisition condition and a 1-stimulus acquisition condition. On each trial in the 2-stimuli condition, the positive (correct) and negative (incorrect) stimuli were presented side by side and the animal chose one by touching it; if the choice was correct, a food reward ...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Experimental Psychology
Role:
Author
Journal:
Journal of neuroscience : the official journal of the Society for Neuroscience More from this journal
Volume:
8
Issue:
9
Pages:
3144-3150
Publication date:
1988-09-01
EISSN:
1529-2401
ISSN:
0270-6474
Language:
English
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Pubs id:
pubs:10649
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uuid:06275c98-63e6-47c7-a96e-7761c7136980
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pubs:10649
Source identifiers:
10649
Deposit date:
2012-12-19

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