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Learning associations between places and visual cues without learning to navigate: neither fornix nor entorhinal cortex is required.

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Rats with fornix transection, or with cytotoxic retrohippocampal lesions that removed entorhinal cortex plus ventral subiculum, performed a task that permits incidental learning about either allocentric (Allo) or egocentric (Ego) spatial cues without the need to navigate by them. Rats learned eight visual discriminations among computer-displayed scenes in a Y-maze, using the constant-negative paradigm. Every discrimination problem included two familiar scenes (constants) and many less familia...

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10.1002/hipo.10066

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Experimental Psychology
Role:
Author
Journal:
Hippocampus
Volume:
13
Issue:
4
Pages:
445-460
Publication date:
2003-01-01
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EISSN:
1098-1063
ISSN:
1050-9631
URN:
uuid:5d221046-d9ce-4682-a41a-bf95fb241679
Source identifiers:
13454
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pubs:13454

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