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Mediodorsal Thalamic Lesions Impair Long-Term Visual Associative Memory in Macaques.

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Six cynomolgus monkeys (Macaca fascicularis) were trained to associate visual stimuli with the delivery of various amounts of food reward. The animals had to choose correctly between pairs of stimuli drawn from a population of 16. Four of these stimuli were associated with 0 reward pellets, four with 1 pellet, four with 2 pellets and four with 4 pellets. Mediodorsal thalamic lesions including the medial part of the mediodorsal nucleus, similar to those which are frequently seen in Korsakoff a...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Experimental Psychology
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Journal:
The European journal of neuroscience
Volume:
3
Issue:
7
Pages:
615-620
Publication date:
1991-07-05
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EISSN:
1460-9568
ISSN:
0953-816X
URN:
uuid:7872dfb4-5927-44a2-be23-5ff798c77cae
Source identifiers:
12535
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pubs:12535
Language:
English
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