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The nucleus accumbens in monkeys (Macaca fascicularis). III. Reversal learning.

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The nucleus accumbens (NA), which receives inputs from limbic structures and projects to the motor system, may be important for the association of reinforcement with action. There are projections to the NA from the amygdala and hippocampus. Discrimination and reversal learning tasks which are known to be disrupted by lesions to these areas in monkeys were given to monkeys with lesions of the NA. Twelve monkeys (Macaca fascicularis) were used in the present study. Six of these received iboteni...

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10.1007/bf00241119

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Experimental Psychology
Journal:
Experimental brain research
Volume:
106
Issue:
2
Pages:
239-247
Publication date:
1995-01-05
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EISSN:
1432-1106
ISSN:
0014-4819
URN:
uuid:28f11287-269d-444d-b3b6-68bfd1bb9a3c
Source identifiers:
23872
Local pid:
pubs:23872

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