Both the dorsal hippocampus and the dorsolateral striatum are needed for rat navigation in the Morris water maze.

@article{Miyoshi2012BothTD,
  title={Both the dorsal hippocampus and the dorsolateral striatum are needed for rat navigation in the Morris water maze.},
  author={Edmar Miyoshi and Evellyn Claudia Wietzikoski and M Bortolanza and Suelen L{\'u}cio Boschen and Newton Sabino Canteras and Ivan A. Izquierdo and Claudio Da Cunha},
  journal={Behavioural brain research},
  year={2012},
  volume={226 1},
  pages={171-8}
}
The multiple memory systems theory proposes that the hippocampus and the dorsolateral striatum are the core structures of the spatial/relational and stimulus-response (S-R) memory systems, respectively. This theory is supported by double dissociation studies showing that the spatial and cue (S-R) versions of the Morris water maze are impaired by lesions in… CONTINUE READING