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The effects of cytotoxic entorhinal lesions and electrolytic medial septal lesions on the acquisition and retention of a spatial working memory task.

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Rats with lesions either of medial septal nucleus (MSN) or the entorhinal cortex (ECx) were compared postoperatively with unoperated controls in a discrete-trial, delayed matching-to-position (DMTP) task, conducted on an elevated T-maze. A DMTP trial consisted of two consecutive visits to the maze: an information run and a choice run. The animals were first forced to visit a randomly selected choice arm in the information run. In the choice run, the correct response was to match the choice ar...

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10.1007/s002210050368

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University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Experimental Psychology
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Experimental brain research More from this journal
Volume:
119
Issue:
4
Pages:
517-528
Publication date:
1998-04-01
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EISSN:
1432-1106
ISSN:
0014-4819
Language:
English
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pubs:6101
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uuid:27adc26c-8c8d-4fdf-9928-07272817f545
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6101
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2013-02-20

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