A critical review of chronic stress effects on spatial learning and memory

@article{Conrad2010ACR,
  title={A critical review of chronic stress effects on spatial learning and memory},
  author={Cheryl D Conrad},
  journal={Progress in Neuro-Psychopharmacology and Biological Psychiatry},
  year={2010},
  volume={34},
  pages={742-755}
}
  • C. Conrad
  • Published 2010
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Progress in Neuro-Psychopharmacology and Biological Psychiatry
The purpose of this review is to evaluate the effects of chronic stress on hippocampal-dependent function, based primarily upon studies using young, adult male rodents and spatial navigation tasks. Despite this restriction, variability amongst the findings was evident and how or even whether chronic stress influenced spatial ability depended upon the type of task, the dependent variable measured and how the task was implemented, the type and duration of the stressors, housing conditions of the… Expand
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