Monkey hippocampus and learning about spatially directed movements.
Monkeys were given a series of problems to solve in which they had to learn whether to approach a given visual stimulus and make repeated contact with it or to withdraw from the stimulus and avoid making contact with it. The reward for the correct response in either case (approach or withdrawal) was food, which was always delivered in the same spatial location. This task requires the animal to learn in what spatial direction to move in relation to the visual stimuli, but it cannot be solved b...Expand abstract
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