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Amygdalectomy and disconnection in visual learning for auditory secondary reinforcement by monkeys.

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Nine monkeys in 3 groups took part in an experiment on visual discrimination learning set in an automatic apparatus. Each new visual discrimination problem was solved using auditory secondary reinforcers. Primary food reinforcement was delivered only after a new problem had been solved to a criterion, and the problem was then replaced by a new one; thus, within-problem learning relied purely on secondary and not on primary reinforcement, but the secondary reinforcers were associated with prim...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Experimental Psychology
Role:
Author
Journal:
The Journal of neuroscience : the official journal of the Society for Neuroscience
Volume:
7
Issue:
8
Pages:
2285-2292
Publication date:
1987-08-05
EISSN:
1529-2401
ISSN:
0270-6474
URN:
uuid:7e146af9-dee6-47d8-8cf2-24c339cd28e8
Source identifiers:
22212
Local pid:
pubs:22212

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