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Role of the amygdala in picture discrimination learning with 24-h intertrial intervals.

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Six monkeys (Macaca mulatta) learned to discriminate visually between pictures of objects. Each pair of pictures was presented only once per day (24-h intervals between successive trials with the same pair). Choice of the correct picture of a pair produced immediate food reward. One set of 20 pairs was learned before operation and a second set of 20 different pairs was learned after the amygdala had been removed bilaterally in three of the monkeys. The amygdalectomized animals were severely r...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Experimental Psychology
Role:
Author
Journal:
Experimental brain research
Volume:
99
Issue:
3
Pages:
423-430
Publication date:
1994-01-05
EISSN:
1432-1106
ISSN:
0014-4819
URN:
uuid:a8d83fdc-8c87-4ab3-a0cd-b41c90b767ff
Source identifiers:
31240
Local pid:
pubs:31240

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