Animal models of working memory: a review of tasks that might be used in screening drug treatments for the memory impairments found in schizophrenia.

@article{Dudchenko2013AnimalMO,
  title={Animal models of working memory: a review of tasks that might be used in screening drug treatments for the memory impairments found in schizophrenia.},
  author={Paul A Dudchenko and John C. Talpos and Jared Young and Mark G. Baxter},
  journal={Neuroscience and biobehavioral reviews},
  year={2013},
  volume={37 9 Pt B},
  pages={2111-24}
}
The Cognitive Neuroscience Treatment Research to Improve Cognition in Schizophrenia (CNTRICS) meeting on "Selecting Promising Animal Paradigms" focused on a consideration of valid tasks for drug discovery in non-humans. This consensus review is based on a break-out session with experts from academia and industry which considered tasks that tap working memory in animals. The specific focus of the session was on tasks measuring goal maintenance, memory capacity, and interference control. Of the… CONTINUE READING