Document Detail


Dorsal hippocampus function in learning and expressing a spatial discrimination.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  16585789     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Learning to discriminate between spatial locations defined by two adjacent arms of a radial maze in the conditioned cue preference paradigm requires two kinds of information: latent spatial learning when the rats explore the maze with no food available, and learning about food availability in two spatial locations when the rats are then confined in one arm with food and the other with no food. Previous research showed that a functional dorsal hippocampus is not required for latent learning. The present experiments show that it is required for learning about food availability, and during retrieval of both types of information.
Authors:
Norman M White; Stephane Gaskin
Related Documents :
17137609 - Modulation of food reward by adiposity signals.
17655059 - Nalorphine: increased sensitivity of monkeys formerly dependent on morphine.
24909559 - Effect of addition of chia's byproduct in the composition of fatty acids in hamburgers ...
19014269 - Quality before quantity: rapid learning of reverse-reward contingency by capuchin monke...
25372169 - Proposal of a short-form version of the brazilian food insecurity scale.
20399819 - Relation of dietary restraint scores to cognitive biases and reward sensitivity.
25466659 - Dietary patterns among 13-y-old portuguese adolescents.
3338599 - Are nailfold capillary changes indicators of organ involvement in progressive systemic ...
9373529 - Prospects for application of post-consumer used plastics in food packaging.
Publication Detail:
Type:  Comparative Study; Journal Article; Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Learning & memory (Cold Spring Harbor, N.Y.)     Volume:  13     ISSN:  1072-0502     ISO Abbreviation:  Learn. Mem.     Publication Date:    2006 Mar-Apr
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2006-04-04     Completed Date:  2006-06-29     Revised Date:  2006-11-15    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9435678     Medline TA:  Learn Mem     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  119-22     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Department of Psychology, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec H3A 1B1, Canada. norman.white@mcgill.ca
Export Citation:
APA/MLA Format     Download EndNote     Download BibTex
MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Analysis of Variance
Animals
Conditioning (Psychology) / drug effects,  physiology
Discrimination Learning / drug effects,  physiology*
GABA Agonists / administration & dosage
Hippocampus / drug effects,  physiology*
Male
Maze Learning / drug effects,  physiology*
Microinjections
Muscimol / administration & dosage
Rats
Reinforcement (Psychology)
Space Perception / drug effects,  physiology*
Spatial Behavior / drug effects,  physiology*
Chemical
Reg. No./Substance:
0/GABA Agonists; 2763-96-4/Muscimol

From MEDLINE®/PubMed®, a database of the U.S. National Library of Medicine


Previous Document:  SGK protein kinase facilitates the expression of long-term potentiation in hippocampal neurons.
Next Document:  A mutant mouse with a highly specific contextual fear-conditioning deficit found in an N-ethyl-N-nit...