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Effects of sodium amylobarbitone on memory processes in the pigeon.

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An experiment was carried out in the pigeon to assess the effects of sodium amylobarbitone (SAB) on memory, using a delayed pair comparison task. Performance was disrupted at all delays by doses of 10 and 20 mg/kg SAB and it was concluded that this effect was not due to perceptual impairment or stereotyped responding, which the drug might have caused, since performance on a visual discrimination task was unaffected by the same doses of SAB. Two further experiments assessed proactive and retro...

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10.1007/bf00426038

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Experimental Psychology
Role:
Author
Journal:
Psychopharmacology
Volume:
62
Issue:
1
Pages:
71-78
Publication date:
1979-03-05
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EISSN:
1432-2072
ISSN:
0033-3158
URN:
uuid:e921edb5-0a60-4f5d-82f2-00e1cb6f5ff8
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7104
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pubs:7104

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