Dorsal hippocampal contributions to unimodal contextual conditioning.

@article{Otto2006DorsalHC,
  title={Dorsal hippocampal contributions to unimodal contextual conditioning.},
  author={Tim Otto and Patrick Poon},
  journal={The Journal of neuroscience : the official journal of the Society for Neuroscience},
  year={2006},
  volume={26 24},
  pages={6603-9}
}
Although there is general consensus that the hippocampus is not critically involved in the acquisition of fear conditioned to an explicit conditioned stimulus (CS), the extent to which the hippocampus participates in contextual fear conditioning remains unclear. To further characterize the potential role of the hippocampus in contextual fear conditioning, the present experiments examined the effect of excitotoxic lesions of dorsal hippocampus on the acquisition of a novel contextual fear… CONTINUE READING
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