Olfactory-visual associative learning in monkeys depends on intrahemispheric olfactory-visual interaction.
Three Cynomolgus monkeys (Macaca fasicularis) learned a series of food-visual conditional discrimination problems. In each problem, 1 of 2 possible food items was presented at the beginning of each trial and acted as an instruction cue as to which of 2 visually distinct stimulus objects the monkey must displace on that trial to obtain a further food reward. Following surgical disconnection of olfactory-visual intrahemispheric interaction, the monkeys were unable to use olfactory properties of...Expand abstract
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