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Mnemonic functions in the macaque monkey: further insight into the role of the fornix

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The fornical tract, a major input-output pathway of the hippocampus, of the primate brain makes crucial contributions to visual memory, as effects after surgical or aetiological lesions of this tract are widely documented in the monkey and human literature. Here, a series of experiments sought to further elucidate the functions of this structure with a battery of novel tasks in macaque monkeys, conducted either on a touchscreen or in an ambulatory chamber, so as to offer a more global view of...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Oxford college:
St Hugh's College
Department:
Medical Sciences Division - Experimental Psychology

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Supervisor
Publication date:
2008
Type of award:
DPhil
Level of award:
Doctoral
Awarding institution:
Oxford University, UK
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uuid:a66d1d30-149d-4e12-801e-3944b08f4b1a
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ora:10912

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