Episodic-like memory during cache recovery by scrub jays

@article{Clayton1998EpisodiclikeMD,
  title={Episodic-like memory during cache recovery by scrub jays},
  author={Nicola S. Clayton and Anthony Dickinson},
  journal={Nature},
  year={1998},
  volume={395},
  pages={272-274}
}
The recollection of past experiences allows us to recall what a particular event was, and where and when it occurred,, a form of memory that is thought to be unique to humans. It is known, however, that food-storing birds remember the spatial location and contents of their caches. Furthermore, food-storing animals adapt their caching and recovery strategies to the perishability of food stores, which suggests that they are sensitive to temporal factors. Here we show that scrub jays (Aphelocoma… Expand
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