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Competitive short-term and long-term memory processes in spatial habituation.

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Exposure to a spatial location leads to habituation of exploration such that, in a novelty preference test, rodents subsequently prefer exploring a novel location to the familiar location. According to Wagner's (1981) theory of memory, short-term and long-term habituation are caused by separate and sometimes opponent processes. In the present study, this dual-process account of memory was tested. Mice received a series of exposure training trials to a location before receiving a novelty prefe...

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10.1037/a0021461

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Experimental Psychology
Journal:
Journal of experimental psychology. Animal behavior processes
Volume:
37
Issue:
2
Pages:
189-199
Publication date:
2011-04-05
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EISSN:
1939-2184
ISSN:
0097-7403
URN:
uuid:746cd0a2-3ee1-499c-b787-718a0aecd15c
Source identifiers:
118064
Local pid:
pubs:118064

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