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A role for dorsal and ventral hippocampus in inter-temporal choice cost-benefit decision making.

Abstract:

Previous studies suggest a preferential role for dorsal hippocampus (dHPC) in spatial memory tasks, whereas ventral hippocampus (vHPC) has been implicated in aspects of fear and/or anxiety. In this study, we tested the hypothesis that vHPC may be a critical subregion for performance on a delay-based, cost-benefit decision making task. Rats chose between the two goal arms of a T maze, one containing an immediately available small reward, the other containing a larger reward that was only acces...

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10.1037/0735-7044.122.1.1

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Experimental Psychology
Campbell, TG More by this author
Taylor, AM More by this author
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Experimental Psychology
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Experimental Psychology
Journal:
Behavioral neuroscience
Volume:
122
Issue:
1
Pages:
1-8
Publication date:
2008-02-05
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EISSN:
1939-0084
ISSN:
0735-7044
URN:
uuid:ddef5496-c832-4d5d-b9af-d48855d79343
Source identifiers:
19149
Local pid:
pubs:19149

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