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Hippocampus: memory, habit and voluntary movement.

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A general method for studying monkeys' memories is to teach the animals memory-dependent performance rules: for example, to choose, out of two visual stimuli, the one that flashed last time the animal saw it. One may thus assess the animal's memory for any arbitrarily chosen event such as flashing even if the event itself has no intrinsic importance for the animal. The method also allows assessment of an animal's memory of the animal's own previous behaviour. The use of these methods has reve...

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10.1098/rstb.1985.0012

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Experimental Psychology
Journal:
Philosophical transactions of the Royal Society of London. Series B, Biological sciences
Volume:
308
Issue:
1135
Pages:
87-99
Publication date:
1985-02-05
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EISSN:
1471-2970
ISSN:
0962-8436
URN:
uuid:6e4e7265-d39b-4fdd-a938-695995eaa696
Source identifiers:
14810
Local pid:
pubs:14810

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