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Amygdalar interaction with the mediodorsal nucleus of the thalamus and the ventromedial prefrontal cortex in stimulus-reward associative learning in the monkey.

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Cynomolgus monkeys (Macaca fascicularis) were assessed for their ability to associate visual stimuli with food reward. They learned a series of new 2-choice visual discriminations between colored patterns displayed on a monitor screen. The feedback for correct choice was the delivery of food. In order to promote associative learning between the visual stimuli and the incentive value of the food reward, reward delivery was not accompanied by any distinctive visual feedback on the display scree...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Experimental Psychology
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Journal:
The Journal of neuroscience : the official journal of the Society for Neuroscience
Volume:
10
Issue:
11
Pages:
3479-3493
Publication date:
1990-11-05
EISSN:
1529-2401
ISSN:
0270-6474
URN:
uuid:5b610454-048c-4103-87b2-17a52f45b7d3
Source identifiers:
13779
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pubs:13779

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